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Selective Catalytic Reduction technology is a reality. This much we know. Our goal is to advance the understanding and education of SCR enough so that everyone involved can make informed choices in technology. As more details become known and aspects take shape regarding the utilization and benefits of SCR technology across North America, particularly across the commercial trucking industry, we'll bring you the news as it happens. With timely SCR and diesel exhaust fluid infrastructure updates, news of upcoming events and reports involving SCR technologies as well as general SCR news items, you'll find it on FactsAboutSCR.com first.

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Trucking & Business

Brenntag North America Boosts DEF Storage & Delivery Capabilities, Brenntag

Brenntag North America Welcomes Employees To DEF Team, Brenntag

Quarles Petroleum Purchases DEF Fleet Fueling Systems From SPATCO DEF, SPATCO

Navistar receives EPA certification for 13L engine with SCR, Fleet Maintenance

Navistar adds SCR tech to vocational models, CCJ

No more criticism of competitors, Navistar's MaxxForce 15 to be dropped, Truckinginfo

Brenntag North America Further Expands DEF Infrastructure, Brenntag

Blue1 Introduces Non-Insulated Mini-bulk Systems for DEF Market, Blue1

Caterpillar truck engines also to get SCR, Fleet Owner

Navistar switching to SCR, Fleet Owner

Navistar alters course, The Wall Street Journal

Court rules for Navistar competitors in clean air case, Truckinginfo

Pilot to install DEF pumps in 1,000 filling lanes by October, Discover DEF

DEF Transition Going Smoothly, Air1 Executive Says, Truckinginfo

MATS: Volvo, Mack boast 8-12% fuel savings with enhancements, Today's Trucking

Detroit Diesel sold 25,000 engines with BlueTec SCR in 2010, Discover DEF

Daimler Exec: Production Ramp-up Won't Meet Demand, Truckinginfo

Government Reports Record-Setting Decline in GHG Emissions, Truckinginfo

ArvinMeritor Changes Name to Meritor, Truckinginfo

Case IH SCR technology excels in Nebraska tests, Delta Farm Press

New Holland Construction launches first SCR models, FindAdBlue.com

Freightliner touts 2010 retail sales, market share growth, Truck News

One year later, Volvo EPA 2010 system exceeds expectations, Refrigerate Transporter

Volvo Touts User Experience with SCR Engines for EPA 2010 Emissions, Truckinginfo

Travel Centers of America to Roll Out DEF Dispensers, Convenience Store News

SCR Engine Scorecard, Heavy Duty Trucking

Brenntag Announces New DEF "Pick up and Replace Program, Brenntag

White House to Meet with Groups About Truck Buying Incentive, Truckinginfo

Examining SCR, Fleet Owner's Truck at Work Blog

Cummins enjoys 'best launch ever' with EPA-compliant engines, Truck News

The SCR Inducement Battle Wages On, Truckinginfo

DTNA's Daum Defends SCR, Rebuts Navistar's Criticisms, Transport Topics

CARB's SCR workshop draws fire, Fleet Owner

DTNA responds to Navistar's 'fluid economy' claims, Truck News

EPA, CARB to discuss SCR in Joint Workshop, Truckinginfo

Mack Truck, Volvo Orders Exceed 10,000, The Business Journal

Air1 Chosen by Penske for DEF Needs, Air1

DTNA Recalls Workers on Strong 2010 Order Activity, Truckinginfo

Volvo eyes the future, CCJ

Blue1USA Announces Steel Tank Liner Compatible with DEF, Blue1USA

DEF for 2010, Diesel Exhaust Fluid Supply

Detroit Diesel to invest $194 million to expand Michigan plant, The Trucker

2010 Engines: Are they performing as expected?, Fleet Maintenance

Pre-production engines are Euro 6-ready, claims Scania, Transport Engineer

Fine-tuned: Drivers satisfied with Freightliner Cascadia with BlueTec, Overdrive

History Channel to Feature Mack ClearTech SCR, Truckinginfo

Hitting the Road: Feedback on the latest heavy-duty engines, Overdrive

Fleet orders 2010 DD15-equipped Cascadias, eTrucker

The Orion VII Transit Bus for 2010 Makes its World Debut at the APTA Conference, Daimler

Blue Sky for Prime Lube, Fleet Owner

Penske Orders 1,350 New SCR Tractors from Freightliner, Volvo, Transport Topics

Pilot to Install Additional SPATCO DEF Dispensing Systems

Penske orders 750 Freightliner Cascadias, Truck News

DTNA boasts 10,000 new SCR truck orders, Today's Trucking

TransAm Trucking Orders New Kenworths with MX Engines, Truckinginfo

Navistar International Corp. Withdraws Lawsuit against CARB, Business Wire

Love's Travel Stops chooses Yara's Air1 for its first DEF bulk storage tanks, The Trucker

Kenworth scores major order for Paccar MX-powered T660s, Fleet Owner

DTNA delivers first EPA 2010 truck fleet to Meijer, Fleet Owner

Truckers Take One Large Step Toward Cleaner Air, DEF Stocked & Ready

Mercedes-Benz Buses meet EEV emissions standard without DPF, Financial

DEF exhibit at MATS helps users get ready, MATS

More SCR-Tech School Buses on US Roads, autoevolution

Dresser Wayne DEF Dispensers Allow for Quick and Easy Bulk Filling, Environmental Expert

Yara and Recochem Partner to Help Fleets Comply with Clean Air Act 2010...

Utah Distributor Ready to Deliver Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid, Earth Times

Engine with SCR Meets Stringent Emissions Standards for California Ferry, Earth Times

Euro VI will require SCR with EGR, HGVUK

New Holland Ag Will Use SCR Technology to Met Tier IV Regs, Farm Equipment

Western Star Now Offering Cummins ISX15 Engine, Fleet Owner

Valvoline and Cummins Filtration Form Alliance to Market Air Shield DEF, Earth Times

Brenntag Adds SCR Truck to Northeast Fleet, Truckinginfo

DEF Giant Buy-Out: Yara Buys Out Terra, OPIS

2010, We're Ready!, AUCTERUS

Airgas Adds SCR Technology to Fleet, Government Fleet

SCR Systems Designed with Bodies in Mind, Heavy Duty Trucking

DTNA Partners with Cleaire for Retrofit Emissions Systems, School Transportation News

Secondary Containment Available for Tote Storage Enclosure System, SPATCO

Fleet managers express SCR preferences, Bulk Transporter

Old World Industries Inks Agrium for 'Exclusive' Urea, DEF Supply, OPIS


Detroit Diesel's BlueTec Technology Gets EPA Certification, Truckinginfo

Daimler enters race to develop SuperTruck, Truck News

Eyes on DEF, Convenience Store News

Cummins Receives EPA 2010 Certification, Truckinginfo

Thomas Built receives order for SCR school buses, Fleet Owner

Selective Catalytic Reduction, Matthews Buses, Inc.

Session addresses 2010 needs, Fleet Owner

Pierce Manufacturing to Launch of 2010 EPA Compliant Engines, Firehouse.com

SPATCO DEF Signs Agreement for Equipment Distribution in Canada

Oilmen's Truck Tanks completes the Nation's first tank truck for delivering DEF

   that has all ISO standard components and is weights and mearsures approved

Yara, Colonial Chemicals Partner to Help Fleets Comply with 2010 Standards

Old World's diesel exhaust brand secures partners, SearchAutoParts.com

DTNA to Offer Detroit Diesel Engines to Bus, Coach Manufacurers, Financial

Detroit Diesel will have 2010 bus engines, Fleet Owner

Volvo, Mack engines certified, eTrucker

Mercedes Benz E250 BlueTEC Will Get 39 MPG Highway, Green Seduction

Freightliner previews 2010 Cascadia for EPA Officials, Fleet Owner

Equipment Today - New Truck Clocks in on the Jobsite, Equipment Today

Cummins - Thomas Built Buses' Delivers Better MPG in Fuel Efficiency Test

Federal Register - Approval of New Scheduled Maintenance, EPA

EPA to decide if SCR guidance is binding, eTrucker

Freightliner Previews 2010 BlueTec Coronado at OOIDA HQ

Yara to purchase 100 DEF bulk storage systems from Blue1USA, PEI

DEF gets its hearings, Heavy Duty Trucking

DEF Supply network coming together: Survey, Today's Trucking

Mitsubishi Fuso Chooses BlueTec to Meet EPA 2010 Standards, Truckinginfo

Gilbarco's Browne Speaks at DEF Forum, AUTO-MOBI.info

Daimler sees "good signal" for NAFTA truck market, Fleet Owner

Capitol event stresses importance of diesel, Fleet Owner

Detroit Diesel Seeks EPA Certification, eTrucker

Underground Tank Regulations Don't Apply to DEF, Truckinginfo

Mansfield Oil to deliver DEF, Fleet Owner

SPATCO to Provide DTNA Dealers with DEF Equipment

DTNA Executive Gives Plan at TMC SuperTech, Trailer-Body Builders

Mansfield Oil and Yara Partner to help fleets comply, Reuters

EPA 2010, Driving with SCR, Heavy Duty Trucking

Airgas AiRx DEF Receives API Certification, Reuters

Pilot begins operating nation's 1st fuel island DEF pump

Meijer places first order for EPA 2010 trucks, Refrigerated Transport

Gilbarco to Distribute DEF Dispensers in North America, Trucking Info

Daimler Releases 2010 Pricing for Cummins ISX, Trucking Info

Road Test 2010 - Detroit Diesel DD15, Today's Trucking Sept. 2009

New Study benchmarks preference for EPA 2010, OPIS August 2009

Major DEF supplier completes certification, Today's Trucking

Hino Trucks Announces Emissions Technology Pricing, Reuters

2011 Ford Super Duty Gets New PowerStroke Diesel, Edmunds

Detroit Diesel Cites BlueTec Testing Milestones, Diesel Progress

BlueTec SCR engines almost ready market ready, Today's Trucking

BlueTec technology reaches 25 million miles, Bulk Transporter

EPA 2010: Testing Testing, Working Evaluation, Heavy Duty Trucking

2010 Engine makers upbeat on new products, examiner.com

DEF is Coming, DEF is Here, Fixed Ops August 2009

Engine makers discuss 2010 products, eTrucker.com

SPECIAL REPORT: Response to CARB Letter to Health Effects Institute

Johnson Matthey opens catalyst plant in PA, Environmental Expert

2010 engine test fleets weigh in, Fleet Equipment

Freightliner puts drivers in SCR trucks, Truck News

SCR enabling technologies at SAE show, Fleet Owner

Freightliner Expands Slice-of-Life Program, Truckinginfo

Detroit Diesel 2010 price, Today's Trucking

Daimler Trucks announces 2010 pricing, TruckNews

MS Fuel Card set for DEF, Fleet Owner

Speedco Partners with Cummins Filtration, Tire Business

DEF Coming to Pilot Pumps, Fleet Owner

Volvo, Mack Roll 2010 Trucks Off the Line, Truckinginfo.com

Lubricants for 2010 Engines, Fleet Equipment

Study Indicates Preference for SCR, Bulk Transporter

Pilot Plans DEF Dispensing, eTrucker.com

At-the-Pump DEF, Convenience Store News

Pilot Travel Centers 1st Wave of At-the-Pump DEF

The 2010 Technology Debate, Heavy Duty Trucking July 2009

Here Comes 2010, Diesel Progress July 2009

The Main Event - EGR vs SCR, CCJ July 2009

Truck Industry Preference for EPA 2010 Emissions Technologies

Fleets Leaning Toward SCR for 2010, Truckinginfo

Pro SCR Survey Fleets Leaning to SCR for 2010, Today's Trucking

Integer Research Prepares for DEF Forum, Truckinginfo

A Job Well Done, CCJ July 2009

The March to Cleaner Engines Continues, Farm Progress

Cummins Filtration Rolls out New DEF Options, Truckinginfo.com

Volvo moves to 2010 diesels early, Fleet Owner

Cummins Filtration offers smaller DEF quantities, TruckNews.com

Volvo, Mack Choose TET as DEF Supplier, Truckinginfo.com

BlueTec Demo Units At Schneider, Heavy Duty Trucking

First Bulk Dispenser Opens, Heavy Duty Trucking

Deal cut to distribute DEF storage tanks, Fleet Owner

Another DEF supplier joins the market, Today's Trucking

TA and Petro locations stock DEF, eTrucker.com

Old World's DEF Fluid Meets 2010 EPA Rules, Truckinginfo.com

Volvo taking orders for EPA 2010 trucks, TheTrucker.com

Waste Company testing Mack SCR, Heavy Duty Trucking

TA Establishes Prepackaged DEF Supply, Fleet Maintenance

Oil Trends and Developments, Successful Dealer June 2009

Truckstops have DEF totes available, Today's Trucking

All TA, Petro locations now have DEF for sale, CCJ

SCR working A-OK on Mack refuse trucks, Today's Trucking

Trucking embraces technology, Fleet Owner

Leading Fleet Execs Talk About 2010, Truckinginfo.com

Terra to provide initial-fill DEF to Daimler Trucks, CCJ


SCR OEMs Support EPA

SCR vs EGR plays out in US courts, Truck News

SCR Group says it should be heard, Fleet Owner

SPECIAL REPORT: Truck OEMs stand by EPA, Today's Trucking

SCR Court battle heats up, Fleet Owner


Updates from the Mid-America Trucking Show March 19th - 21st

Engine builders review SCR benefits during MATS, Trailer-Body Builders May 2009

2010 Technology Debate Rages, Heavy Duty Trucking Emissions Report

SCR CEO Summit Podcast - Jim Park, Today's Trucking

EPA Recognizes Executives at First-Ever SCR CEO Summit at MATS

      Photos from CEO Summit

NA SCR Stakeholders Debut DEF Equipment and Supplies at MATS

Truck CEOs address SCR, Fleet Owner Online

Engine makers find solidarity in SCR, Today's Trucking Online

MATS Report: SCR vs. EGR debate heats up at Mid-America,  TruckNews.com

Bringing SCR to N.A. takes teamwork, Fleet Owner Online

SCR, EGR Proponents Square Off, Construction Equipment

Detroit Diesel introduces DD16 engine with BlueTec technology, TheTrucker.com

Volvo says trucks with 2010 SCR will eliminate active regeneration, TheTrucker.com

Cummins Unveils Products for EPA 2010 Regulations, Green Car Congress

Chemistry key to SCR concept, eTrucker.com

MATS: Mack provides real-world SCR testing updates, Today's Trucking Online

Mack chief says testing shows SCR technology ready, TheTrucker.com


Updates from TMC Technology & Maintenance Council Conference February 9th - 11th

DDC 2010 test engines rack up 12 million miles, Bulk Transporter

Pilot to provide DEF at truck stops, Bulk Transporter

Heavy-duty OBD is coming, Fleet Equipment Magazine Online

Detroit Diesel reveals 2010 SCR packages, FleetOwner

       Detroit Diesel SCR, Part 1 Video

       Detroit Diesel SCR, Part 2 Video

Detroit Diesel grabs tech award, Today's Trucking Online

Detroit Diesel previews BlueTec SCR technology, Commercial Carrier Journal

Pilot to Provide DEF "At-the-Pump", Trailer-Body Builders Online

Detroit Diesel attacks SCR "myths", TruckNews.com

Pilot to offer DEF dispensig units, eTrucker.com

Detroit Diesel BlueTec SCR Technology Weather 12 Million Miles of Testing, Work Truck Online

Detroit Diesel Previews its BlueTec SCR Technology at TMC

Detroit Diesel BlueTec SCR Technology Weathers 12 Million Miles of Testing


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Environmental & Legislative

Environmental Groups support 2010 deadlines with letter to EPA Administrator, Lisa Jackson

New California Rules Target Big-rig Pollution

CARB to Vote on Diesel Exhaust Rules in December

EPA Honors Mack for GHG Emissions Reductions

LA Ports Begin Turning Away Old Diesels

CARB Fines PA Company for Truck Emissions Violations


On the Horizon

2010 SCR: What to Expect (Video)

ATA Pushes for Cleaner Fleet, Infrastructure Needs

SCR and Urea Infrastructure's Impact on American Farmers

Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. Talks the Future of Emissions Technologies

Daimler Looks to Green Future


Selective Catalytic Reduction Stakeholders Group Articles

"Urea Distribution Network Begins to Take Form," TruckNews.com

"Stakeholder Group Launches SCR Information Site for Truckers," Automotive World

"Taking Stock of the 2010 SCR Infrastructure," Truckers News

"Pilot Travel Centers to Carry DEF "At the Pump," Fleet Owner

"Pilot to Offer Diesel Exhaust Fluid," eTrucker.com

"DEF Infrastructure in Good Shape," Fleet Owner

"Truckmakers, Suppliers Contemplate SCR Distribution," Today's Trucking

"The Path to Cleaner Air Just Got Clearer...," The Earth Times


SCR Stakeholders Group Press Releases

10/2/2008 - FactsAboutSCR.com Clears the Air on SCR Emissions Control Technology

Truck Industry Preference for EPA 2010 Emissions Technologies


Industry Presentations and Publications

TOP GEAR - Issue 3 - 2009

2010 Emissions - Choosing the Right Technology - Cummins


Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum November 2008

The road to EPA 2010 for industry and regulators (PDF) - Environmental Protection Agency, Byron Bunker

Outlook for SCR trucks in the USA (PDF) - Detroit Diesel Corporation, David Siler

SCR emissions control technology for heavy duty road transport (PDF) - Mack Trucks, David McKenna

SCR Stakeholder Group Meeting (Medium Duty and Vocational Subcommittee) (PDF) - Cummins Inc., Ken Federle

Anticipated Consumption Projections for Diesel Exhaust Fluid and an Update on Infrastructure Development for 2010 (PDF) - Daimler Trucks North America, David Uschwald

EPA 2010: A Baseline of Perceptions (PDF) - Quixote Group, Chuck Mattina


NATSO Show January 2009

SCR Technology - The Daimler AG Experience (PDF) - Daimler


Other Industry Events      

TMC SuperTech Forum Webinar - September 2009

CCJ Webinar 2010 Engines - February 2009

Daimler at DEER's SCR Forum - Aug. 2008

SCR Presentation at Mid-America Truck Show (MATS) - March 2008

SCR Presentation at Mid-America Truck Show (MATS), Michael Delaney (Daimler) - March 2008(Video)

Heard on the street...

Navistar lays out SCR timeline, Fleet Owner

Navistar acknowledges past mistakes; looks to bright future, Fleet Owner

Navistar puts emissions debacle in rearview mirror, sets sights on future, Truck News

Cummins Ready for Euro 6, But Not to Buy Navistar, Truckinginfo

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble, CCJ

Navistar Gets to Pay Penalties for Emissions Noncompliance, EPA Rules, Truckinginfo

Navistar remains confident in direction, Fleet Owner

Navistar Details Product Changes, Thinking Behind Emissions Strategy Change, Truckinginfo

Navistar announces new strategy forward, addition of Cummins engine next year, CCJ

EPA files final Navistar rule, CCJ

Navistar changing exhaust technology for 2013, CCJ

Navistar Will Add Urea-Based Aftertreatment to Meet Emissions Regulations, Truckinginfo

Report: Navistar ready for SCR, CCJ

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption, CCJ

Why would TransAm Switch to New Engines? Gerson Lehrman Group

Carbon, the DOT, and you, Fleet Owner

Navistar's last ditch SCR challenge, AutomotiveWorld.com

FCCC Delivers Last Load of Waste to the Landfill, Heavy Duty Trucking

Navistar A-OK With SCR After All, Fleet Owner

Detroit Diesel Seeks OKs for its BlueTec-Equipped engines, Green Car Advisor

Navistar Is Smart To Use "S-Word" In Discussions, Gerson Lehrman Group

Navistar's Spiral of Despair, Two Weeks Notice (The World Trucks Blog) 

Navistar's Spiral of Despair.  Gathering Speed. (The World Trucks Blog)

Product Watch - SCR, EGR Why Not Both, Rolf Lockwood

Confusion over Navistar's stance on SCR - RoadTransport.com

A Blatant Misrepresentation  (The World Trucks Blog)

DTNA Announces 2010 Pricing (The World Trucks Blog)

Navistar to tack on 8K for 2010 emissions equipment - LandLine

Navistar's Spiral of Despair: When Answers Beget Questions (The World Trucks Blog)

EPA Canvassing 2010 Compliance Costs (The World Trucks Blog)

Navistar engine chief leaves company - Today's Trucking

Navistar's Spiral of Despair: Where's Endres? (The World Trucks Blog)

At-the-Pump DEF (Trucks World News blog)

Engine Chief Leaves Navistar - Automotiveworld.com

Volvo Trucks announces emissions technology surcharge for EPA'10 - Volvo Trucks


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