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Press Releases for 2011
December 27, 2011 EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards
December 8, 2011 SEPTA Receives $1.2 Million EPA Grant to Improve Air Quality
December 5, 2011 EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution From Trucks Operating in Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico
December 2, 2011 EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Locomotives and Buses Operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Nassau and Rockland Counties
December 2, 2011 EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Ferries Operating between New Jersey and New York
November 16, 2011 TODAY: We Can’t Wait: Transportation Secretary LaHood and EPA Administrator Jackson to Discuss Historic Proposed Fuel Economy Standards/ National program for light duty vehicles will save consumers $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8,000 per vehicle by 2025
November 16, 2011 We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil, Save Consumers Money at the Pump/ Next phase in national program for light-duty vehicles will save consumers thousands of dollars at the pump while saving billions of barrels of oil, curbing pollution, enabling long-term planning for automakers
November 16, 2011 DOE and EPA Release 2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
November 2 , 2011 Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
November 2 , 2011 Kansas Department of Health and Environment Project Receives $343,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Wichita and Kansas City
November 2 , 2011 Missouri Breathe Easy Project Receives $947,338 in Diesel Emission Reduction Funding
November 2 , 2011 Clean Up Missouri Project Receives Nearly $1 million to Reduce Diesel Emissions Across the State
October 20, 2011 EPA Awards $50 Million for Clean Diesel Projects /Reducing diesel emissions helps decrease asthma attacks and premature deaths
September 29, 2011 United States Files Lawsuit Against MotorScience, Inc. for Alleged Violations of the Clean Air Act / Complaint claims that more than 24,000 uncertified vehicles were imported into the U.S.
September 19, 2011 EPA Provides $1.5 Million for Clean Diesel Upgrades in Massachusetts; Clean diesel projects reduce early deaths and asthma attacks, boost local economy
August 11, 2011 EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Tennessee
August 9, 2011 White House Announces First Ever Oil Savings Standards for Heavy Duty Trucks, Buses/Saving $50 billion in fuel costs and over 500 million barrels of oil
July 29, 2011 President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard
July 28, 2011 Caterpillar Inc. to Pay $2.55 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
July 6, 2011 EPA Seeks to Adopt Emission Standards for Large Commercial Aircraft
June 30, 2011 Million Dollar EPA Grant Powers Green Locomotive in Upstate New York
June 28, 2011 EPA to Tackle Emissions from Trucks Used at Ports / EPA, industry leaders, and environmental groups to join forces for cleaner, healthier air around harbors
June 28, 2011 EPA Finalizes E15 Pump Labeling Requirements/New labels will help consumers find the right fuel for their vehicles
June 23, 2011 SmartWay to Launch Dray Truck Initiative to Reduce Port Emissions
June 21, 2011 EPA Proposes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards, 2013 Biomass-Based Diesel Volume
June 15, 2011 Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels on Display in Atlanta, GA
June 14, 2011 Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Awards Presented to Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN and Miami-Dade County, Florida
June 10, 2011 Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
June 1, 2011 EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
May 25, 2011 EPA, DOT Unveil the Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
May 24, 2011 Administrator Jackson, Secretary LaHood to Make Fuel Economy Announcement
May 23, 2011 Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks to Recognize Diesel Emission Reductions in Johnson County, Kansas
May 3, 2011 Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
May 3, 2011 Partnership of Northeast Gov't, Private and Non-profit Orgs Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
April 18, 2011 EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
April 18, 2011 EPA Administrator and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Travel to Iowa April 19 for Meetings with Farmers and Renewable Energy Leaders
April 7, 2011 SmartWay to Launch Dray Truck Initiative to Reduce Port Emissions
March 30, 2011 EPA Streamlines Regulations for Car and Truck Fuel Conversion Systems/New options encourage innovation, maintain air quality protections
February 28, 2011 PowerTrain to Pay $2 Million for Selling Thousands of Engines that Failed to Meet Clean Air Act Standards / Settlement will reduce emissions that cause smog and respiratory issues by more than 4,500 tons
January 24, 2011 EPA, DOT and California Align Timeframe for Proposing Standards for Next Generation of Clean Cars
January 21, 2011 EPA Grants E15 Fuel Waiver for Model Years 2001 - 2006 Cars and Light Trucks/Agency continues review of public comments for an E15 pump label to help ensure consumers use the correct fuel
January 19, 2011 EPA and Chrysler to Take Latest Hybrid Technology from Lab to Street/Partnership to adapt fuel efficient technology
January 13, 2011 JAN 18-19: Administrator Jackson Travels to Cincinnati, Ann Arbor/Jackson to discuss clean water and emerging environmental technologies

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