Texas Trying to Clear the Air

Dec. 17, 2019 – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has expanded its network of air-monitoring stations by introducing two new monitoring stations in Central Texas. One location is in Comal County and the other in Bexar County. Both monitors are now operational, according to Corridor News. The stations take measurements of particulate matter in the air, commonly notated as PM2.5…

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Statement About Concrete Is Not Quite True

July 8, 2019 – During the recent Democratic debate, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper claimed that the worst polluter in CO2 is China, then the United States, and then it’s concrete and it’s exhalation. Experts like Jeremy Gregory, executive director of Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have demonstrated that statements like Hickenlooper’s do not provide…

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Mack Green-Lights Renewable Diesel Fuel for Use in its Engines

Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs.

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Caterpillar Offers Microgrid Energy Solutions

Caterpillar Inc. unveiled Cat Microgrid technology, an innovative suite of systems that adds environmentally friendly solar panels, state-of-the-art energy storage, and advanced monitoring and control systems to Caterpillar’s traditional line of reliable power generation equipment.

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