Diesel Tech group presses lawmakers to extend emissions reduction funding

With 20 to 40 percent greater fuel efficiency than traditional gasoline engines, can clean diesel technology compete in the transportation market? During today's OnPoint, Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, calls on Congress to extend funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act and explains the impact a loss of federal assistance could have on his industry. Schaeffer also discusses diesel's role as part of the United States' broader energy portfolio.