New Report Confirms Black Carbon Significant to Climate Change: Diesel Engines Best Target

A striking new report was released yesterday showing diesel pollution’s significance in climate change.  In fact, the report shows that black carbon is the second most important individual climate-warming agent after carbon dioxide (CO2) and a much more potent source than previously reported. Black Carbon (BC) results from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuels and biomass. [...]

New Retail Biodiesel Station Opening in Atlanta

We are pleased to announce that we are re-opening our retail biodiesel fueling station in Atlanta.  Our new fueling station is hooked up, fueled up, and is currently being tested!  We will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting at the station on June 21 from 12-2 p.m. For details, click here and please stop by! [...]

Update: U.S. Announces New Climate Change Initiative

UPDATED 4/27/12:  This week, the international Climate and Clean Air Coalition that we wrote about previously (see below) adopted five initiatives for action, including “Fast action on diesel emissions including from heavy duty vehicles and engines”. The Coalition also added six new members, nearly doubling membership to 13.  New members include Colombia, Japan, Nigeria, Norway, [...]

SACE wins EPA Clean Diesel Award

Today, SACE is pleased to announce our recent $5 million award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the creation of our new program “Clean Trucks Make Cents” (CTMC). The award, which SACE received through EPA’s SmartWay Clean Finance Program, will be used to guarantee loans for the purchase or lease of pre-2007 tractor-trailer [...]

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Moves Forward, Needs Support

This week, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S.B. 3973, the “Voinovich-Carper Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010″. This is a significant step on the bill’s path to (hopefully) becoming law. The next step is for the bill to come before the full Senate. Originally passed in 2005, the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act [...]