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EPA Proposes Off-Road Diesel Emission Reductions

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EPA Proposes Off-Road Diesel Emission Reductions

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EPA Proposes Off-Road Diesel Emission Reductions

EPA Proposes Off-Road Diesel Emission Reductions

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The Environmental Protection Agency proposes new regulations to dramatically reduce emissions from off-road diesel equipment such as bulldozers, farm vehicles and railroad engines. Those types of vehicles amount to 30 percent of the diesel market. The emissions they produce are believed to be a factor in thousands of deaths each year. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.

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