EPA presents transportation environmental awards
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday it presented SmartWay Excellence Awards to 27 businesses and organizations for their participation in a program to reduce fuel use and lower carbon emissions from freight transport. They are:
' Freight carriers: American Central Transport Inc.; Celadon Trucking Services Inc.; Challenger Motor Freight Inc.; Con-way Freight; Covenant Transport Inc.; Dillon Transport Inc.; Gordon Trucking Inc.; J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.; NFI; Pacific Harbor Line Inc.; Quad/Graphics; Roehl Transport Inc.; Schneider National Inc.; Stan Koch & Sons Trucking; Swift Transportation Co.; Trailer Bridge Inc.; UPS; and Watkins Shepard Trucking Inc.
' Shippers: HP; Kohl’s Department Stores; Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Lowe’s Cos. Inc.; and Sharp Electronics Corp.
' Logistics companies: APL Logistics; Hub Group Inc.; and Transplace.
' Nonprofit: Cascade Sierra Solutions which is dedicated to saving fuel and reducing emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines.