Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

Private-Public Partnership Replaces Old Diesel Engines
by Kelsey Salmon Schreck

CLF partnered with maritime companies to secure our sixth EPA Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant, helping another New Bedford ship replace its existing inefficient diesel engine with a new, cleaner one. This project reduces emissions and improves the air quality for New Bedford residents.

Smooth Sailing with Clean Diesel
by Peter Shelley

In 2011, CLF Ventures, the strategy-consulting arm of CLF, received a grant from the EPA to help two New England fishing/whale watching vessels replace the aging, inefficient engines on their vessels with cleaner-burning, more efficient four-stroke diesel engines. In this video, Captain Brad Cook of the Atlantic Queen II and Captain Chris Charos of Captain’s…