Diesel Retrofits


The following documents and links provide additional information on diesel retrofits. This information is provided to assist the website visitor in his/her quest to learn more about these issues. ECTA is not responsible for the privacy policies of the websites which are linked to below. The views expressed on those websites and related materials do not necessarily represent the views of the members of ECTA.

General Information on Diesel Retrofits:
MECA’s Diesel Retrofit FAQ
EPA verified technologies

CARB verified technologies
Diesel Technology Forums Online Diesel Retrofit Toolkit

Studies and Reports:
A Methodology for Comparing the Cost-Effectiveness of CMAQ Projects (Wescott Study commissioned by ECTA)
No Escape from Diesel Exhaust (Clean Air Task Force)
Diesel Retrofit Technology and Program Experience (EmissionsAdvantage)
Heavy Duty Diesel Emission Reduction Project Retrofit/Rebuild Component (conducted by NESCUAM for EPA)
Diesel Retrofits: Quantifying and Using Their Benefits in SIPs and Conformity – Guidance for State and Local Air and Transportation Agencies (Environmental Protection Agency)
Recommendations for Reducing Emissions from the Legacy Diesel Fleet (Report from EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC)
Diesel Retrofit Technology: An Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of Reducing Particulate Matter Emissions from Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines Through Retrofits (EPA)

Conferences and Workshops (by date of workshop):
Workshop on Innovative Funding for Clean Diesel Initiatives (Northeast and MidAtlantic
Diesel Collaboratives
(April 2007)
Southeast Diesel Collaborative Funding Forum (upcoming in March 2007)
Mid Atlantic Clean Ports Work Shop (May 2006)
Michigan Clean Fleet Conference (March 2006)
Port of Duluth's Clean and Efficient Goods Movement Workshop (February 2006)
Northeast Clean Ports Workshop (February 2006)
2005 National Clean Diesel Campaign Policy Leaders Summit (December 2005)
Heavy Duty Fleets: Retrofitted, Refueled, and Funded for a Cleaner Ohio (November 2005)
Heavy/Medium Duty Fleet Conference and Finding Your Way to Cleaner Fleet Operations Through: Alternative Fuels, Diesel Emission Reduction and Idle Reduction Technologies (July 2005)
"Tomorrow's Technology for Today's Engines" - U.S. EPA/DTF/MECA Retrofit Conference 2004 (June 2004)
The Philadelphia Diesel Difference Conference (May 2003)





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