The organization is partnering with NESCAUM to identify investment opportunities for its second round of investments, which begin in July 2019.
NESCAUM recently held meetings with its steering committee that includes representatives from New Hampshire to D.
will also work with the construction industry associations in the region and with the manufacturers of emission control devices to aid vehicle retrofits and target rental companies, provide guidance in selecting vendors and technologies, and facilitate competitive bids for the control technology and its installation.
provides scientific, technical, analytical, and policy support to the air quality and climate programs of the eight northeast states, including assistance with the implementation of national environmental programs required under the Clean Air Act and other federal legislation.
Since 2008, NESCAUM
has successfully managed seven DERA-funded projects in New England that have reduced emissions from diesel-powered locomotives, marine vessels and construction equipment.
EPA reached that conclusion independent of the NESCAUM
An important part of the program is a third party technology verification system, administered by NESCAUM
Venue: Boston Marriott Copley Place Who: Speakers and panelists include: James Brett, President and CEO, The New England Council Helen Sahi, FleetBoston Financial Mark MacLeod, Environmental Defense Mark Trexler, Trexler & Associates Sue Tierney, The Analysis Group Ken Colburn, NESCAUM
Ken Meade, Hale & Dorr Sonia Hamel, Commonwealth Development - Commonwealth of Massachusetts Franz Litz, Senior Attorney, Regional Greenhouse Gas Strategy Coordinator - New York Michael Stoddard, Environment Northeast David Manning, Keyspan Christopher Powell, UTC Herb Nock, Fuel Cell Energy Michael Bradley, M.
Sponsors of the initiative include the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, Massachusetts Highway Department, the CA/T Project, EPA-Region 1 New England, Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Manufacturers of Emissions Control Association, NESCAUM
and several CA/T contractors.
I am delighted that the New England Council is bringing together public and private sides for this purpose," said Ken Colburn, Executive Director, NESCAUM
Despite the heavy demands of his profession, he has been generous in lending his time to the Student Air Congress of NESCAUM
, the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management.
The company expects retrofit markets to develop for the bimetallic additive used with oxidizers or filters based on programs underway in California and NESCAUM
as well as London, Paris, Hong Kong and Taipei to control emissions from existing diesel engines.