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Collaboration and Partnerships

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Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative
EPA Region 3 - Philadelphia

Geographic location or area of activity:  Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Description of activity:  The Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative (MADC) is a partnership of leaders from federal, state, and local government, the private sector and environmental groups in throughout the Region. Currently, the MADC has over 50 stakeholders. The Collaborative is part of an overall national campaign to reduce diesel emissions.

MADC’s mission is to reduce diesel emissions to protect public health throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region by: leveraging resources and expertise to reduce diesel emissions to improve and protect public health throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region; promoting collaboration and coordination among projects within the Region, and raising awareness of activities underway and the need for additional diesel emission reduction projects in the Mid-Atlantic.

Its strategy is to:

The MADC is structured into five sectors concentrating on urban fleets, goods movement (supply chain), construction, school buses, and outreach and communications.

In fiscal year 2007 Region 3 has reduced diesel related emissions from 2500 vehicles/engines by 210,000 tons.

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