EPA Issues

The environmental protection agency, EPA, is chartered with the task to protect our environment. Their actions and directives can have a direct effect on the equipment and people in the material handling business

Got Gas? A Forklift Conversion Dilemma. CNG vs. LPG

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May 2, 2013
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Maybe you’re running gasoline or diesel powered forklifts, but thinking about conversions to much cleaner and quieter operating lift trucks. There are quite a few considerations to make before deciding whether to choose either natural gas (CNG) or propane (LPG) as the fuel that’s right for you. Should your choice be conversions to propane, know […]


Is A Clean Diesel Forklift In Your Future?

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April 11, 2013
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Yes, the EPA recommends changeover to clean diesel as being wise choice that you should consider making. Sometimes your older diesel powered forklifts might have to be used inside your warehouse and you know how quickly noxious the air can become, or when you are driving down a highway you get stuck behind and older […]


Charbroiled burgers emit more particulates than clean-diesel trucks

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October 27, 2012
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Here’s something to think about the next time you head out to the local burger joint: According to researchers at the University of California-Riverside, commercially cooked hamburgers emit more particulate matter than 2007-2010 model year clean-diesel trucks. “An 18-wheeler diesel-engine truck would have to drive 143 miles on the freeway to put out the same […]


Natural and Green Forklift Fuel Solutions

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September 18, 2011

Walk into any warehousing facility, plant or manufacturing plant and you will find two things; a forklifts and an indoor air quality concern . Gas forklifts, often fueled by liquid propane gas (LPG) or gasoline,  emit toxic exhaust emissions, smoke, fumes and odors. These emissions become quite serious when forklifts are operated in confined or porrly ventilated areas. […]


California Air Resources Board Relaxes LSI Requirements

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August 4, 2011

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) recently made changes to the requirements for operators of in-use Large Spark Ignition (LSI) equipment. The original LSI Fleet Requirements included limited hours of use (LHU) provisions. These provisions allowed LSI equipment operators to exclude LHU equipment from calculations to determine compliance with the fleet average emission level (FAEL) […]


Green is OK in Los Angeles with Pneumatic Tire Electric Forklifts

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July 19, 2011

There are many unique and different uses for forklifts in Los Angeles and Orange County. The most common forklift used are Internal Combustion engine lifts but every day more and more people are switching to electric forklifts. The drive to go GREEN is making progress. 5,000 lbs Pneumatic Tire Electric Forklift One of the least […]


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