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Diesel Technologies Drastically Cut Emissions Under Real-world Conditions

April 16, 2012

diesel truck with sampling equipment attached New research from North Carolina State University shows that federal requirements governing diesel engines in new tractor trailer trucks have resulted in major cuts in emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides--pollutants that have significant human health and environmental impacts. Full Story

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