diesel http://wfpl.org en Metro Goverment Installs New Pollution Filters on Some Diesel Equipment http://wfpl.org/post/metro-goverment-installs-new-pollution-filters-some-diesel-equipment <p>Some vehicles in Louisville Metro Government&rsquo;s diesel fleet are now equipped with new pollution controls.&nbsp;</p><p>With more than $1.6 million in federal and state grants, Louisville Metro has retrofitted 90 pieces of diesel equipment. Air Pollution Control District director Lauren Anderson says the new pollution controls will greatly reduce the amount of pollution the equipment releases into the air.</p><p>&ldquo;Diesel particulate filters can filter out 90 percent of the harmful particulate from diesel emissions,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;Ninety percent.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 21:39:34 +0000 Erica Peterson 889 at http://wfpl.org Metro Goverment Installs New Pollution Filters on Some Diesel Equipment