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    Report: California truckers not happy with state emission rules

    The California dream is becoming a bit more of a nightmare, at least according to some truckers there. With the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandating that older trucks be equipped with a special diesel soot filter in order to reduce pollution, trucking advocates are arguing that the ...

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    Report: China mandates strict fuel-economy increase to 47 mpg by 2020

    The Chinese government is enacting escalating fleetwide fuel-economy standards that may be fairly reasonable for 2015 but become far less realistic at the end of the decade. China's National Development and Reform Commission are among government entities that say the country's new passenger cars ...

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    Report: Automakers tell EPA it's highly unlikely they can hit California ZEV mandate

    To quote L.L. Cool J, automakers concerned about stricter alt-fuel mandates keeping "going back to Cali, Cali, Cali." It remains to be seen whether the EPA responds by saying, "I don't think so." Last week, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers ...

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    EPA looking for your thoughts on Texas' request to halve ethanol mandate

    Photo by qthrul. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0.Since the Energy Policy Act of 2005 went into effect, there has been a nationwide renewable fuels standard (RFS) in the U.S. The amount of biofuels required by the bill were increased by the Energy Independence and Security Act in ...

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    Thailand not ready for compulsory biodiesel - Toyota chief

    The vice chairman of Toyota's Thai business unit, Ninnart Chaithirapinyo, has been quoted as saying that biodiesel production and quality in Thailand isn't ready for blending mandates, "the government should not compel refiners to mix B100 formula biodiesel in diesel, not until it is ready in terms ...

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    New Mexico House passes B5 by 2012 bill with 47-8 vote

    New Mexico has voted a through a House Bill that would require all diesel fuel sold in the state to be B5 by 2012. The bill, which passed the House in a 47-8 vote, moves to make diesel fuel containing five percent biodiesel compulsory for all state agencies and public schools from July 2010 ...


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