Transportation

What Are Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles?

Jun 6th, 2018 | By Amy Leibrock

The designation “Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle” (PZEV) has many people perplexed. Certainly, childhood math would tell us there is no such thing as “partial-zero.” But while most of us are scratching our heads, PZEVs are quickly becoming the norm in gasoline vehicles. In fact, by 2025 all cars sold in America will be PZEVs. But what does this strange designation mean?
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Transportation

“Safe” Air Isn’t Safe Enough

Jun 30th, 2017 | By Amy Leibrock

A new study released this week shows that levels of air pollution that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency deems safe may not be safe enough. The study, conducted by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that long-term exposure to airborne fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) and ozone — even below current standards established by established by the EPA — increases the risk of premature death.
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Transportation

DuPont's New Cellulosic Biorefinery

Jan 4th, 2013 | By Aubrey Yee

DuPont breaks ground on a new cellulosic biorefinery that will use discarded corn stover waste to create 30 million gallons of biofuel a year. It's a model they hope will spread around the world.
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Eco Living

Our most popular fuel stories of 2012

Dec 28th, 2012 | By Aubrey Yee

Have a look at our most popular fuel related posts of 2012. Thanks for your support and happy holidays from Sustainable America!
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Transportation

Qatar Airways will fuel its fleet with natural gas

Nov 19th, 2012 | By Aubrey Yee

Qatar Airways is planning to use domestically abundant natural gas to power it's whole airline fleet as soon as late 2013.
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