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EPA Seeking Diesel Emission Reductions in Four Midwest States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Midwest Region (Region 7) will accept diesel emissions reduction proposals requesting up to $1.5 million from eligible applicants in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $44 million across the country in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grant program funding to eligible applicants.

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NAPA Offers Asphalt Sustainability Book

The fourth installment in the “Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide” series, “How to Develop a Sustainability Program,” is now available. The 50-page book outlines the components of a successful sustainability program, along with guidance for developing and implementing a sustainability plan, as well as for reporting on plan progress.

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International LafargeHolcim Awards Now Open

A jury of nine experts headed by Reed Kroloff, Rowe Family Dean, College of Architecture, at the Illinois Institute of Technology (USA), will evaluate entries in the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for the region of North America.

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Use of Recycled Asphalt Reaches New High

Asphalt pavements are the most consistently recycled material in the United States. Every day as part of maintenance and improvement projects, old asphalt pavement material is reclaimed from roads and parking lots and then put back to use in new pavements.

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