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2013 Press Releases related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

December 2013

  • December 12, 2013: Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High / Fuel Economy Gains to Continue Under President Obama's Clean Car Programs
  • December 11, 2013: EPA Program Seeks to Improve Air Quality in Port Communities / $4 Million Grant Program to Clean Older Diesel Engines at Ports
  • December 3, 2013: EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

November 2013

  • November 20, 2013: EPA Awards $556,650 to Help Massachusetts Marine Vessels Reduce Diesel Emissions
  • November 20, 2013: EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines
  • November 15, 2013: EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards / Proposal Seeks Input to Address "E10 Blend Wall," Reaffirms Commitment to Biofuels

October 2013

  • October 22, 2013: EPA Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Achievements / EPA SmartWay Program Has Saved 65 Million Barrels of Oil since 2004

October 2013

  • September 17, 2013: Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
  • September 12, 2013: Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles
  • September 12, 2013: Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
  • September 5, 2013: EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs

August 2013

  • August 15, 2013: EPA Announces Revised Fuel Economy Label Estimates for 2013 Ford C-Max; Initiates Effort to Update Labeling Procedures to Keep Pace with Industry Trends
  • August 6, 2013: EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards to Help Promote American Energy Independence, Reduce Carbon Pollution/EPA also announces steps to address concerns about the E10 blend wall

May 2013

  • May 10, 2013: MONDAY: EPA to Recognize Center for Transportation and the Environment and Delta Airlines for Grant Project Completion
  • April 3, 2013: EPA Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles

March 2013

  • March 29, 2013: EPA Proposes Achievable Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standard, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Extensive Health Benefits
  • March 15, 2013: New EPA Report: Initial Data Shows Significant Gains in Fuel Economy for 2012

January 2013

  • January 31, 2013 EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards
  • January 31, 2013 EPA Proposes Changes to Enhance Confidence in RIN Trading in the RFS Program
  • January 16, 2013 EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey

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