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September 16, 2016   |   Diesel Technology Forum

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“Meeting the Climate and Clean Air Challenge of the Future”: “Learning Center” at SEJ Annual Conference to Highlight Future of Near-Zero Emissions Technology

            Sacramento, CA – To showcase the most advanced near-zero emissions technology available in the transportation and off-road industries, the Diesel Technology Forum will be hosting an exhibition of advanced clean diesel technology and renewable diesel fuel at the Society of Environmental Journalist’s 26th Annual Conference in Sacramento, CA, on September 21-23.

            The Forum’s “Meeting the Climate and Clean Air Challenge for the Future” Learning Center brings together the largest and most diverse display of fuel-efficient commercial trucks, top-selling diesel pickup trucks, construction and agricultural machinery, and even a locomotive engine in California - the national leader in advancing clean air and climate protection policies.

            “With the global conversation on climate and energy policy, it is essential to demonstrate first-hand the kinds of advancements and technologies that keep today’s global economy moving, and also help achieve the clean air, energy and climate goals in the future,” said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

            “The leaders in clean diesel technology will be on hand to discuss these near-zero emission engines, vehicles and equipment as well as renewable diesel fuel. We’ll also discuss how these technologies are already playing a major role in improving fuel efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions on a national basis,” said Schaeffer.

            The Clean Diesel Learning Center will exhibit at the SEJ conference from Wednesday, September 21st until Friday, September 23rd, at the Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento, where the SEJ conference is being held.  A special reception with food and refreshments will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22nd, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for SEJ attendees and policymakers.

A First-Hand Look at the Latest Near-Zero Emissions Technology

            “If you want to see what the future looks like and get a first-hand look at the latest near-zero emissions technology coupled with energy-efficient innovations, the Clean Diesel Learning Center is the exhibition to visit,” Schaeffer said. “With diesel equipment and vehicles at work every day across many sectors throughout the world, this advance diesel technology is today’s readily available solution for achieving tomorrow’s clean air, climate and energy goals.”

            Some of the technology on display includes:

Experts will also be on hand to explain how the technology functions and answer questions.

            The equipment on display will include:

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The Diesel Technology Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diesel engines, fuel and technology. Forum members are leaders in clean diesel technology and represent the three key elements of the modern clean-diesel system: advanced engines, vehicles and equipment, cleaner diesel fuel and emissions-control systems. For more information visit www.dieselforum.org.

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