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Westport wins anti-pollution award

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Westport Innovations has earned national recognition from Canada's provincial environment ministers for technology that could have a role in reducing greenhouse gases from diesel eng...


VANCOUVER, B.C. – Westport Innovations has earned national recognition from Canada’s provincial environment ministers for technology that could have a role in reducing greenhouse gases from diesel engines.

Westport was honored, along with four other companies and organizations, at the 1999 Pollution Prevention Awards in Toronto. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), which established the awards, honored Westport for its development of low-emissions technology that enables diesel engines to run almost exclusively on clean-burning natural gas in place of oil-based diesel fuel. The technology is called high-pressure direct injection. n


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