Wyoming newspaper poll: Toll the truckers

According to a newspaper poll in Wyoming, out-of-state truckers should be forced to pay a toll to drive on Interstate 80. OOIDA leadership says the poll indicates the amount of misinformation out there in regard to the taxes that truckers already pay.

From the Land Line blog: The research is there

With all the talk of pending medical restrictions and sleep disorders, it’s important to occasionally step back and look at the big picture of traffic fatalities. Staff Writer Charlie Morasch takes a look at a new study and an old study that address tr…

Nissan Signs Zero-Emission Partnership With Kagoshima Prefecture to Promote Development of a CO2-Free Island

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Kagoshima Prefecture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly embark on the “Development of a CO2-Free Island” project to create an advanced low-carbon society on Yakushima Island.

Japan’s first Wor…

NOAA Awards $750K to Support Modeling Effects of Sea Level Rise in Northern Gulf of Mexico

NOAA has awarded $750,000 for the first year of an anticipated $3 million research investment to develop the information and tools needed to plan for sea level rise and other consequences of climate change along more than 300 miles of the northern Gulf…

Ballard Distributed Generation Fuel Cell System to Produce Power From By-Product Hydrogen at Bleach Plant

Ballard Power Systems and K2 Pure Solutions (K2) have finalized a sales agreement for deployment of a distributed generation fuel cell system to be sited at a K2 Pure Solutions bleach plant in Pittsburg, California.

Ballard’s CLEARgen fuel ce…

Plastic Body Color Film Can Reduce VOC Emissions Up to 98%

Plastic body color film is slowly gaining traction with automotive manufacturers due to its ease of application and reduction of waste and emissions associated with traditional paint processes. Use of plastic paint film can reduce VOC emissions by up…