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Subject: Study on Diesel Pollution from Trucks and Buses
(Posted on Aug 2, 2012 at 09:03AM by Media Manager)

A three-month study has begun to measure diesel pollution from semi-trailer trucks, dump trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles on local roads and highways.

Metro Vancouver this week announced that specialized technology involving remote sensing tests will be used over the summer to measure pollution.

Infrared and ultraviolet beams from a testing trailer on one side of a road will be directed at the height of a heavy-duty truck's "stack," or engine exhaust pipe, the regional district explained.

By Sandor Gyarmati, The Delta Optimist 2012-07-31

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