Minnesota Bridge Structures Actually Remove Air Pollution

Driving across the recently rebuilt I-35W bridge » 10/09/08 10:00am 10/09/08 10:00am in Minneapolis, one may notice what appear to be fluid-looking sculptures rising up from the concrete center median. In fact, the structures — shaped like the international symbol for "river" — are pollution-control devices, cast from concrete that actually catalyzes…

New EPA Ruling Means Lawnmowers, Boat Engines Likely To Get Catalytic…

The Detroit News » 9/05/08 10:40am 9/05/08 10:40am reports on a major emissions-limiting ruling by the EPA Thursday that will affect recreational boats and outdoor power equipment with engines smaller than 25 HP. Small engines, such as those found on boats and lawnmowers, are essentially unregulated, making up as much as 25% of current yearly US CO…

Beijing Olympic Restrictions Stomp On Local Auto Industry

Chinese restrictions on truck traffic and chemical transport during the 2008 Olympics and Paralympics are forcing plant cutbacks among local automakers, reports Automotive News China. The restrictions have forced Beijing Hyundai and supplier Visteon, among other automotive factories, to reduce shifts and temporarily… » 8/13/08 9:40am 8/13/08 9:40am