Outgoing EPA Head Unveils Idle-Free Initiative

Alongside dozens of trucks idling on a hot Atlanta truckstop parking lot, Christie Todd Whitman, outgoing administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced June 10 a new federal anti-idling initiative.

She was joined by officials of IdleAire, an idling-alternative technology that provides power, climate and communication utilities to truck cabs. The company announced the national rollout of its truckstop program.

While freight transport is very important, Whitman said, “the trucks that carry all that freight

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