Tag: diesel

Plastic Grocery Bags – next source of Diesel Fuel?

Science Daily reported this week that Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are researching the viability of turning plastic shopping bags into diesel fuel using a pyrolysis process. The University team looked into a mixture of distillate fractions to provide the equivalent of ultra-low sulfur diesel, and were able to blend up to […]

EPA announcing $4 Million Grant Program to Improve Air Quality in Port Communities

EPA is announcing $4 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports, many of which are in the areas that face environmental justice challenges. Most of the country’s busiest ports are located near large metropolitan areas and as a result people in nearby communities […]