Sunday, June 24, 2018

CNG vs. Diesel: Issues in the Fuel Debate

The battles continue to rage between CNG and diesel proponents, partly because the issues are extremely complicated but also because they mirror the dilemmas...

SCAQMD Releases Environmental Assessment of Engine Conversion

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is proposing to eliminate diesel fuel-powered vehicles from California's roads. On March...

GAO Report on Alternative Fuel Transit Buses Cites Higher Costs, Reduced Reliability

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Improving air quality in urban areas, the US General Accounting Office notes, has been a long-standing national objective but achieving it...

SCAQMD Proposes Replacement of Diesel Fuel Buses, Trucks

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. -- The South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air pollution control agency for much of Southern California, has proposed a...

Comparison of Modern Diesel with CNG Yields Little Difference, Says Herman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) pledged to rid the state of diesel-engine school buses and replace them with Compressed Natural Gas-powered...

Mixed Reactions Greet CARB’s Resolution to Cleanse California of Diesel Buses, Trucks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- In late September, the California Air Resources Board passed a resolution that would remove all pre-1977 diesel school buses from state roads...

Engine Builders Scoff at Claims that Diesel Poses Cancer Threat

LOS ANGELES - A scientist panel report asserting diesel exhaust fumes pose a serious cancer danger has drawn angry responses from diesel engine manufacturers....

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