Green issues / Sustainability

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trucks at Global terminal gate in New York/New Jersey
Truckers at the Port of New York and New Jersey have begun applying for grants to help finance replacement of up to 80 of the several thousand older trucks that are set to be banned from port terminals in less than 14 months.

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15 Mar 2016
UPS is looking past low diesel prices by spending $100 million on a dozen compressed natural gas stations and 380 new tractors throughout the U.S. as part of an effort to log 1 billion miles with alternative fuel vehicles by the end of 2017.
28 Mar 2013
The International Civil Aviation Organization has formalized a new project with Indonesia aimed at improved the management and reduction of its aviation carbon emissions.
27 Mar 2013
A Michigan exporter of used computer parts and its owner have been sentenced for trafficking in counterfeit goods and services and violating environmental laws.
27 Mar 2013
The European Commission has launched a €66.7 million (about US$85.2 million) call for proposals to fight road congestion and make freight transport greener in the framework of the Marco Polo program...
26 Mar 2013
FedEx Express has expanded its alternative-energy vehicle fleet with the introduction of 10 new all-electric commercial vehicles for use in Hong Kong.
22 Mar 2013
Two shipping firms based in Germany and Cyprus have pleaded guilty to felony obstruction of justice charges and violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships...

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China finally bit the bullet and issued national rules to curb emissions from ships at its main port areas.

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