Big Changes Ahead for Diesel Powered Turf Equipment (25-74 horsepower)

12.05.04-epa logoEnvironment Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 4 diesel engine emission reduction mandate will soon have an impact on your business. The good news is that all Tier 4 compliant Turf Equipment manufactured after January 1st, 2013 will be better for the environment and healthier for everyone. The more difficult message to deliver is that all Tier 4 compliant diesel powered turf maintenance equipment - greater than 25 horsepower (hp) – from any manufacturer - will cost more.

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Black Carbon Nanoparticles - Is Artificial Turf Hiding an 800 Pound Gorilla?

12.05.18-800lb.gorilla  by Jim Novak

Some health care organizations, medical professionals and research scientists have expressed their concern that exposure to carbon black nanoparticles found in large quantity in TIRES may harm both lungs and the brain. In addition, engineered carbon nanotubes added to strengthen TIRES may be as harmful as breathing ASBESTOS.

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