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Epa Diesel Emissions Rule Reshapes Truck Model Offerings

Mixer, dump and concrete product-hauling fleets approach a new era as engine and truck manufacturers clear 2009 inventory and modify models for power and exhaust treatment packages meeting Environmental Protection Agency diesel emissions thresholds effective January 2010

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Five Epa 2010-Compliant Engines Set To Power Concrete Fleets

Diesel engines meeting lower Environmental Protection Agency (January 2010) thresholds for particulate matter and oxides of nitrogen emissions will soon accompany the bulk of heavy-duty trucks spec'ed for mixers, dumps and concrete product hauling. Caterpillar Engine Division’s retreat from on-highway offerings, coupled with model overhauls driven by EPA 2010-complaint engines’

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Sierra Club Spins Tall Ãtoxic Tale For Epa Coal Ash Hearing In Mile High City

A full-page Denver Post ad running the day prior to a public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency proposed rule for coal combustion residuals claims: “Ignoring the risks of toxic coal ash could come at a high cost – our children”

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Funding Methods Temper Enthusiam For Obama's $50 Billion Infrastructure Plan

Construction interests welcomed a major transportation infrastructure investment proposal President Obama outlined on Labor Day in Milwaukee, yet question how it might be funded—through budget offsets or additional deficit spending—and if it is a stand-alone measure or part of a prospective authorization succeeding the (2004-2009) SAFETEA highway legislation

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