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Environmentalists, clean diesel supporters tout ship, train retrofit benefits

March 11, 2019
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and clean-diesel advocacy group the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) are touting large air pollution reductions that could be achieved cost-effectively from retrofitting some boats and trains using funds from the settlement fund created as a result of the Volkswagen (VW) emissions control cheating controversy. In a March 11 report , the two groups find that workboats -- vessels such as harbor craft with large “category 2” marine engines -- offer perhaps the greatest value in...

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