http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Local tugboats to run cleaner with help of federal grant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-tugboats-run-cleaner-help-federal-grant <p>Some Mississippi River tugboats will be getting an upgrade thanks to a federal grant aimed at reducing air pollution.</p><p>The more than $300,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will go toward new, cleaner-burning diesel engines for the tugboats.</p><p>One of those boats was on view this morning at <a href="http://www.jbmarineco.com/history.htm">JB Marine Service, Inc.</a>, the barge cleaning and repair company that received the EPA grant.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 22:46:52 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3945 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local tugboats to run cleaner with help of federal grant