BIC data suggests that roughly 30 percent of the nearly 6,000 private sanitation trucks in the city currently don’t make the emissions upgrade cut. But industry association NWRA disagrees.
New Way plans to start operations within the next three months and will begin manufacturing its Cobra and Viper rear loaders.
The company says more than 3,100 vehicles will run on alternative fuels by the end of 2019.
The seven-year deal is designed to encourage participation and reduce contamination through tagging events, education and increased driver knowledge.
Since the crash, Violetta Diamante has undergone four surgeries and has been unable to continue working as a paralegal.