Funds can be spent on projects that replace high-emitting diesels with cleaner diesel technology or engines that run on other fuels.…
January 27, 2017 | WTOP Radio (Washington DC)
Allen Schaefer is the executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, based in Frederick, Maryland. Schaefer’s organization backs the ban on coal rolling. DTF’s website explains that to get a vehicle to emit the plumes of black smoke, owners have to modify their vehicles.
“We are all in favor of getting the gross emitters off the road, and making sure that today’s clean diesels are operating in the way that manufacturers intended."