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    John Bel Edwards to address first climate emissions reduction task force meeting on Monday

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | November 8, 2020 | Nola.com | Original Article Gov. John Bel Edwards will address his new Climate Initiatives Task Force, which is supposed to come up with ways to reach a statewide “net zero” level of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, ...

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    Entergy Commits to Achieving Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

    Originally posted by Cision | September 24, 2020 | Original Article NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), a national leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, announced today it is accelerating its climate action goals wi...

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    Louisiana greenhouse gas emissions reductions task force to develop plan in 12-18 months

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | June 19, 2020 | The Advocate New Orleans | Original Article A new state task force has been given a deadline of 12 to 18 months to come up with a science-based comprehensive strategy to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in Louisiana, the majority of which...

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    Cummins and Tula announce collaboration demonstrating the benefits of diesel dynamic skip fire (dDSF™)

    Originally posted by Cummins | April 22, 2020 | Original Article dDSF shows potential to reduce tailpipe NOx emissions while simultaneously reducing CO2 Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Tula Technology, Inc., a tech leader in improving propulsion efficiency and reducing emissions in passeng...

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    EV charging, carbon reduction included in $500B transportation infrastructure bill

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | June 5, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car charging, hydrogen infrastructure, and penalties for greenhouse-gas-offending states were included in the long-anticipated U.S. House of Representatives transportation bill, released Wednesd...

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    Feedback Requested: Ability to Meet Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Buy America Requirements

    Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) is seeking information on clean vehicle technologies that can comply with Buy America requirements set forth by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)/DFWCC has a history of using FHWA Congestion ...

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    LCF Member in the News: Power project at Gulf oil port yields climate benefits, officials say

    Originally posted by Keith Magill | March 11, 2020 | Houma Today | Original Article Entergy has extended its power grid to serve ships docking at Port Fourchon so they no longer burn diesel while doing work at the Gulf of Mexico oilfield service hub.The Louisiana utility and Edison Chouest Offshore...

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    NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

    Originally posted by Jack Roberts | January 6, 2020 | Heavy Duty Trucking | Original Article The North American Council for Fuel Efficiency’s 2019 Annual Fleet Fuel Study found that overall fuel efficiency for Class 8 trucks in long-haul applications continues to improve, thanks to a host of ...

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    Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

    Originally posted by Taylor Hannon | December 3, 2019 | School Transportation News | Original Article The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in Florida via the Volkswagen Mitigation...

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    IMO 2020: What Fleets Need to Know and How to Prepare

    Originally posted by Bill Zobel | December 6, 2019 | ACTNews | Original Article Will the looming IMO 2020 sulfur regulation impact domestic diesel prices? How on-road fleets can turn to domestically produced fuels to avoid price volatility. Original post sponsored by Trillium There’s m...

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    LCF Member in the News: SWEPCO Parent AEP Accelerates Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target

    Originally posted as an AEP News Release | September 10, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2019 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is cutting carbon dioxide emissions faster than anticipated and has revised its 2030 reduction target to 70 percent from 2000 levels. The company’s previous targe...

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    Study Finds Propane School Buses Emit Significantly Less NOX Compared to Diesel

    Originally published by Emily Holbrook | August 5, 2019 | Energy Manager Today | Original Article According to a study commissioned by the Washington, DC-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), NOX emissionsmeasured from propane autogas school buses were...

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    A Georgia State study says diesel school bus fumes drive down test scores

    Originally posted by Ty Tagami | July 18, 2019 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Article For decades, schools have put their students on buses that belch diesel fumes, despite mounting evidence about the ill effects of the exhaust, especially on young, developing lungs. Now, as parents c...

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    Blue Bird first to offer ultra-low NOx, Type-C school bus fueled by CNG

    Originally posted by ROUSH CleanTech | May 15, 2019 | FuelsFix | Original Article Engine developed by ROUSH CleanTech is 90 percent cleaner than national emissions standard. School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90 percen...

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    Waste Management's New CNG Fleet in Louisiana

    Waste Management recently implemented a new CNG fleet of garbage trucks which will service several parishes in Louisiana. WM is replacing diesel trucks with 24 trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) instead, reducing diesel usage by about 400.000 gallons a year. "Waste Management is plea...

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    The World's First Plug-in Hybrid Electric Ford F-250

    The Ford Super Duty F-250 is one of the world's most popular work trucks, helping utilities, municipalities, and companies of all sizes to get their jobs done. And when equipped with an XL plug-in hybrid electric drive system, this legendary pickup will help those same fleets meet their sustaina...

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    Republic Services Strengthens Commitment to Reduce Fleet Emissions with Expanded Adoption of Redeem™ Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)

    Originally posted as a Republic Services Press Release | February 11, 2019 | Republic Services | Original Article Recycling and Solid Waste Company Has Widest Geographic Usage of Redeem Fuel in North America PHOENIX (Feb. 11, 2019) – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced an a...

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    The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

    Originally posted by DOE Clean Cities | FuelsFix | January 16, 2019 | Original Article This year’s guide provides fuel economy ratings for more than 1,000 light-duty vehicles. Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. T...

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    Can the Dairy Industry Help Reduce Transportation’s GHG Emissions?

    Contributor: by Cliff Gladstein | November 20, 2018 Dairy industry to discuss topic at the Dairy Sustainability Summit next week in Sacramento. The California dairy industry is the nation’s largest, producing about 18.5 percent of all of the milk and dairy products consumed in the Unit...

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    Fleet Management, Technology Deemed Essential for Cutting Freight Emissions

    Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features | November 19, 2018 5:15 PM, EST DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global efforts to improve freight efficiency and reduce carbon emissions will require a multifaceted approach that includes not only vehicle technology, but also better fleet manageme...

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