US House approves Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

Christopher Goodfellow - 05 January 2011

A five year extension to the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) has been approved by Congress and will shortly be signed into law by President Obama.

DERA funds are used to clean up the nation's older diesel vehicles by retrofitting them with new technologies that significantly reduce emissions.
Since 2005, the federal government has invested roughly half a billion dollars through DERA to improve air quality by upgrading and modernizing older diesel engines and equipment through engine replacements and retrofits that would include new pollution-cutting filters and catalysts.A five year extension to theDiesel Emissions Reduction Act(DERA) has been approved by Congress and will shortly be signed into law by President Obama.

DERA funds are used to clean up the nation's older diesel vehicles by retrofitting them with new technologies that significantly reduce emissions.

Since 2005, the federal government has invested roughly half a billion dollars through DERA to improve air quality by upgrading and modernizing older diesel engines and equipment through engine replacements and retrofits that would include new pollution-cutting filters and catalysts.

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