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Hot In-place Road Construction Reduces Costs and Climate Impact
Road construction and reconstruction contributes to climate change and pollution -- but there are new alternatives for highway contractors and local governments.
EPA SmartWay Programs Help Green Today's Vehicles and Transport Options
SmartWay Partners and Affiliates help their families, companies and communities make better choices for their businesses and the environment.
NEW: 2010 National Vehicle Standards for Greenhouse Gas Emissions
National Vehicle Standards for Greenhouse Gas Emissions could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 960 million metric tons over the lifetime of the vehicles regulated, equivalent to taking 50 million cars and light trucks off the road in 2030.
PHEV Research for New Generation of Transportation
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles have a research center in California to test technology issues as well as commercialization issues with consumers.
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Program
AB 1811 provides incentives for research and production of alternative fuels made in ways to protect California from climate change.
Long Haul Truck Owners Upfit Aerodynamics and Tires
AB32 requires long haul trucks to retrofit trucks with emission reducing tires and aerodynamic devices to improve air quality and save fuel.
California Cut Flower Growers Build Cooperative Logistics System to Cut Costs
Teleconference on the coming decline in U.S. carbon emissions
Learn about the tipping point of energy use in the US. We're making progress!
ARB Diesel Regs Seminar for diesel vehicle owners
These diesel emissions seminars are available at many locations in California and some are viewable on the internet.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group Works on Sustainable Biofuels
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group is an airline-led industry working group to promote sustainable, second-generation biofuels for the aviation industry.
Solution for Lead from Tires that Contaminate the Environment
Lead enters the environment when wheel weights fall off during normal driving conditions. Solution: use non-lead balancing weights.
Bobtail FTF Flow-Through-Filter for Diesel Particulate Matter and NO2 Reduction
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has verified the
Proventia Group's Bobtail FTF as a Level 2 Plus
Advanced Transportation Technologies
Advanced Transportation is a new way of looking at total system performance and greener technologies to improve effectiveness as well as efficiencies.
California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard from CARB
The Low Carbon Fuel Standard calls for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
from California's transportation fuels by ten percent by 2020.
Grants & Loans for Hybrid Medium to Heavy-duty Trucks
Fuel savings of 35-50%, plus grants and low interest loans -- all to help medium and heavy duty trucking transition to hybrids. Wow!
Food Logistics with a Sense of Humor
Hybrid Auto Options from Batteries to Mobility
Hybrid conversions upgrade gas/brake powered models to electric models for those wanting to significantly reduce their gasoline consumption.
DOE Releases Transportation Energy Data Book
DOE Transportation Energy Data Book
School Bus Transportation Converts to Family and Shuttle Vehicles
School busing is an outmoded solution to the social, academic and community education of our children -- what's your solution?
ALL New Vehicles Sold in California Require STATE Emission Labels
Retailers must display California emissions labels on all new vehicles to avoid hefty fines by California ARB
Fuel & Vehicle Selector Tools
US EPA and DOE provide portals to plan fuel and transportation vehicle choices.
Sustainable Supply Chain Summit Oct 15-17, San Francisco
Sustainable Supply Chain Summit combines Green Transportation & Logistics Summit, with Green Purchasing Summit and Green Manufacturing Summit
Supply Chain Logistics for Transportation Efficiency
Supply Chain Logistics for Transportation Efficiency using Options such as Route Optimization, Behaviors, Technologies and Compliance
Fuel Strategies for Fleets and Business Transportation
Fuel Conservation and Alternative Strategies for Fleets and Business Transportation
Trucking, Delivery and Shipping for Business Distribution
Trucking, Delivery and Shipping Strategies to Improve Business Distribution Costs and Compliance
Public Transportion vs / and Fuel Prices
Transportation options are an important driver of business and family sustainability, and funding for public transportation is greener than the single car traffic.
Conversion of Your Vehicle for Fuel Alternatives
Save fuel costs with car and truck conversions...and conservation measures that cost little and deliver real savings.
Road pollution blamed for higher allergy risk in children
Research shows strong associations between the distance to the nearest main road and the allergic disease outcomes.
Carbon Capture Storage Recycles Vehicle C02 as Fuel
The Georgia Tech concept car uses an onboard fuel processor to separate the hydrogen and carbon elements in liquid hydrocarbon fuels. The hydrogen then powers the engine, while the carbon is stored on board.
Greener Delivery Truck Solutions - with EPA Funding
The EPA National Clean Diesel Campaign matches fleet operators, engine manufacturers, local governments with appropriate technology and resources for dirty trucks, buses and diesel equipment.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, owner/editor of California Green Solutions