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Isuzu, Other Truck Manufacturers Call for Regulatory Cooperation

Isuzu and other global truck and engine manufacturers have called for regulatory harmonization and closer cooperation among European, North American, and Japanese regulators to improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel consumption associated with on-road freight transport. Meeting in Tokyo, the chief executives of more than 10 global truck and engine … Read more »

Global Water Stewardship Organization Open For Business

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a global collaboration focused on sustainable water resource management, today announced an agreement with The Water Council to represent AWS in North America. This announcement builds on recent commitments from top corporations, including Nestlé and General Mills to support AWS, and on the recent … Read more »

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GE, AT&T, Siemens Support Keystone XL

A diverse group of over 150 companies, including AT&T, Motorola, Siemens, Volvo and Wyndham Worldwide, have urged President Obama to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Companies signing the letter include many one would expect – fossil fuel companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Shell; utilities such … Read more »

Regulations Driving Ships to LNG

New regulations on engine exhaust coupled with relatively low natural gas prices are leading commercial maritime firms including Harvey Gulf International Marine and Sea Star Line to power their fleets using liquified natural gas, reports the Wall Street Journal. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations will require ships operating within 200 … Read more »

Contract Wins: Covanta, MHI, Veolia, URS, Maxwell Technologies

Covanta Marion, a subsidiary of Covanta Energy Corporation, and Marion County, Ore., have announced an agreement that extends sustainable waste disposal services for the county at the Covanta waste-to-energy facility (pictured), located in the Marion County. The new agreement, which is for up to five years, begins in September 2014 after the expiration … Read more »

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DOE Awards $45m to Ford, GM, GE, 35 Others

Ford, General Motors, General Electric and the Ohio State University are among the 38 companies, universities and national labs to receive more than $45 million in Energy Department funding for projects that accelerate the research and development of vehicle technologies to improve fuel efficiency, lower transportation costs and protect the … Read more »

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Boise Switches to Rail, Cuts CO2 Emissions 60%

Packaging and paper products manufacturer Boise has cut CO2 emissions by 60 percent by switching from road to rail and packing its products more efficiently in rail containers, says a case study from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). EDF, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has put together a … Read more »

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Green Fleet Roundup: BYD, Renault, Hyundai, Caterpillar

BYD’s all-electric, long-range, 40-foot buses (pictured) will this month ply the streets of Quebec in a 10-month field test, operated by Société de transport de l’Outaouais and Société de transport de Montréal transit companies. The buses have in-wheel-hub motors, regenerative braking/re-charging systems, and a large 324 kWh battery pack that … Read more »

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Cabot Powers Fracking Equipment With Shale Gas

Cabot Oil & Gas has partnered with FTS International and Caterpillar Global Petroleum to use shale gas to fracture wells via dual fuel technology. Using natural gas can displace up to 70 percent of the diesel fuel traditionally used to operate fracking equipment, Cabot Oil & Gas says. The company … Read more »

Standards & Compliance: ASHRAE 90.1 Overhaul, Utilities’ Water Meter Push

ASHRAE announced that 26 more proposed addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, are open for public comment. The 90.1 committee says many of the changes are the result of earlier public review comments, and contribute to its goal of making the 2013 standard 40 … Read more »

BNSF to Trial LNG Locomotives

BNSF will begin testing a small number of locomotives using liquefied natural gas as an alternative fuel later this year. The railroad has been working with two principal locomotive manufacturers, GE and EMD, a unit of Caterpillar, to develop the natural gas engine technology that will be used in the … Read more »

Glen Raven Facilities Go Landfill-Free

Three of Glen Raven’s US facilities send zero waste to landfills, and the performance fabric company is “locking the dumpster” at a fourth location this month, Industry Week reports. Randy Blackston, vice president of operations at Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, a business unit of the parent company, also tells the … Read more »