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EDF, diesel group seek engine upgrades in state VW plans

March 08, 2018
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is teaming up with the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), an industry group, to urge state officials to use their nitrogen oxides (NOx) mitigation funding under the Volkswagen emissions cheating settlement to replace tugboat and “switcher” locomotive engines with the “latest clean diesel models.” In a report released March 8 , the groups find that such engine upgrades offer quick emissions cuts at a relatively low cost compared with other diesel emission reduction projects. “Many tugs...

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