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MBTA receives stimulus dollars to reduce locomotive emissions


The commonwealth of Massachusetts recently announced it received $1.73 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for projects aimed at reducing diesel emissions.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will receive $1.1 million of the proceeds to re-power the engines of 11 locomotives to reduce particulate and nitrogen oxide emissions. The funds are being administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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