diesel emissions News

  • New technology to reduce diesel emissions

    Officials from the Government of Canada, EnCana Corporation and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced today they are committing $5.5 million in financing to the NxtGen Emission Controls project which demonstrates an innovative diesel emission reduction system. NxtGen’s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU nations agree on stricter emissions testing for diesel

    European Union nations have reached a tentative deal on tougher emissions tests for diesel cars after the Volkswagen scandal showed previous methods were ineffective. The slow phase-in of the new standards, however, drew fire from environmentalists. Emissions from cars on the road in the EU have been found to be four to five times above the official limits. That's largely because the current ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA investigating VW emissions controls in 2016 diesels

    Volkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars. VW has admitted that four-cylinder diesel cars from the 2009 to 2015 model years had software that helped the cars cheat on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • South Korea to probe Volkswagen diesel vehicle emissions

    South Korea said Tuesday it will investigate emission levels of Volkswagen diesel vehicles after the world's top-selling automaker admitted cheating U.S. tests. Park Pan-kyu, a deputy director at South Korea's environment ministry, said that four models - Golf, Jetta, Beetle and Audi A3 - are subject to the probe, which is expected to end in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • EPA Awards Funds to Oregon to Reduce Harmful Diesel Emissions in Portland

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $1.5 million Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that ultimately will remove tons of air pollution from diesel-fueled activities at and near the Port of Portland. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the grant at an event this morning in North Portland with Oregon DEQ ...

  • EPA Awards $556,650 to Help Massachusetts Marine Vessels Reduce Diesel Emissions

    Two Massachusetts projects have been awarded more than a half-million dollars under a competitive national grant competition to reduce diesel emissions. The grants, totaling $556,650, were made under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). The funding will assist CLF Ventures, Inc., which is receiving $300,000 to repower the Spirit of Boston; and the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use ...

  • US sues VW over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars

    The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air violations. The civil complaint against the German automaker, filed on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency in U.S. District Court in Detroit, alleges the company ...


    By Associated Press

  • New generation diesel cars are likely to exceed emissions standards on the road

    More Europeans are driving diesel cars, with important implications for vehicle emissions. A new study suggests that diesel cars may emit nitrogen oxides (NOx) at levels far higher than emissions standards, even when considering the newest generation of diesel cars. Part of the problem is that tests of vehicle emissions in the laboratory do not accurately reflect on-road emissions. Owing ...

  • Volkswagen – EMIT can account for real-world diesel emissions

    Analysis of measurements from the last decade throughout Europe have demonstrated that ambient NOx and NO2concentrations are not decreasing in line with the published emission factors (Carslaw et al. 2011). On-road vehicle testing in the UK has highlighted that ...

  • CleanAIR Particulate Filters Protect Miners’ Exposure to Diesel Emissions

    Santa Fe, NM -- Miners have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. While many federal regulations protect miners from on-the-job hazards, it has not always been easy to protect the air they breathe. Now new standards decided on February 9th by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will help miners breathe easier by limiting exposure to diesel emissions, specifically ...


  • Missouri `Breathe Easy` project receives $947,338 in diesel emission reduction funding

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $947,338 to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) “Breathe Easy” Project, a $1.5 million project to retrofit, repower and replace diesel engines on heavy duty vehicles across the state. MDNR will partner with St. Louis Regional Clean Cities, Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, Ozarks Center for ...

  • EPA Awards $495,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Marine Engines in Massachusetts

    EPA has awarded $495,000 to fund two marine repower projects in the state of Massachusetts. CLF Ventures, Inc. has received $300,000 to repower the tugboat Navigator, and the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) has been awarded $195,000 to repower two commercial lobster boats. The grants were awarded after a national competition for clean diesel projects, made possible ...

  • Less CO2 emissions with new diesel from renewable energy sources

    This week in Berlin, Daimler AG, Deutsche Post DHL, the energy group OMV, the Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG public transportation company, and the Finnish oil company Neste Oil took part in a discussion-oriented event titled “Diesel from renewable sources — A step toward zero-emission transportation?”. At the event, the companies presented the initial results of their joint pilot test project ...


    By Neste

  • EU Adopts World’s First Test for Diesel Car Emissions ‘On the Road’

    EU regulators have today agreed new test procedures that will, for the first time, measure the ‘real world’ emissions of diesel cars under the Euro 6 air quality standard. It will require vehicles to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, overcoming obsolete tests and ‘cycle beating’ techniques used by carmakers to achieve results in tests many times lower than ...

  • U.S. EPA Awards $3.2 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions in California

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $3,258,639 in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding to California to reduce diesel, greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions from large polluting diesel sources, such as trucks and buses. “By promoting clean diesel technologies, we can improve air quality, support green jobs, and fight global climate change,” said Jared ...

  • CleanAIR Systems Participates in NY Off-Road Diesel Emissions Testing with the PERMIT™ Diesel Particulate Filter

    Santa Fe, NM – August 7, 2007 – CleanAIR Systems, a manufacturer of innovative emissions control solutions, is pleased to announce their PERMIT™ diesel particulate filter technology has been included in the Clean Diesel Technology/Off-Road Field-Testing Program at the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in Maspeth, Queens, NY. Part of a 3-year project conducted by Southern Research ...


  • Diesel emergency generators made `greener` using emissions control technology

    In today’s “green” economy, there’s a dirty little secret hiding behind many hospitals, colleges and data storage centers. It’s the diesel emergency generator. Belching soot, hydrocarbons, and carbon monoxide, diesel exhaust created by back-up generators is a proven cause of cardiovascular and pulmonary health problems. The National Air Toxics Assessment estimates the cancer risk from ...


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