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Albemarle Unveils Advanced Hydrocracking Pre-Treat Catalyst

Further strengthening its position in the hydrocracking pre-treat market, Baton Rouge, La.-based specialty chemical company Albemarle Corp. recently unveiled a new advanced catalyst as part of its portfolio of high-activity “STARS” catalysts.

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US DOT Issues Final Crude, Ethanol Tank-Car Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on May 1 released its long-anticipated final rule requiring a phase-out or retrofit of all legacy DOT-111 rail cars transporting crude oil and ethanol over the next eight years (by May 2023).

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California Governor Issues Executive Order For GHG Cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on April 29 issued an executive order to establish a California greenhouse-gas (GHG) target of 40% below 1990 levels by 2030—the most aggressive benchmark enacted thus far by any government in North America to reduce carbon emissions over the next 15 years.

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Raven Transport Beckons Clean Energy To Expand

Raven Transport Inc., a motor carrier serving the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Northeast regions of the U.S., recently announced that it was adding 115 Peterbilt model 579 heavy-duty LNG trucks to its fleet. This order almost triples the existing fleet of 69 trucks, which includes 36 trucks that were delivered in December.

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