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October 10, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – GIE+EXPO, the ninth largest trade show in the world, is gearing up for October 22-24, 2014. GIE+EXPO boasts 750 exhibitors in 500,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space and a 19-acre outdoor demonstration area and features the latest developments in the lawn, landscape, outdoor power equipment and utility vehicle industries. These speaker presentations are open to the public, free of charge, and do not require show registration to attend. One of the biggest benefits for attendees is the opportunity to hear inspiring speakers that can help them grow their businesses. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, an international [.....]

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October 4, 2013

OPEI is offering three free and open-to-the-public educational sessions at GIE+EXPO 2013. • Virgil Huhmann, the Committee Chair of the Standard Committee for B71.10, will conduct a seminar on the just released revision of ANSI/OPEI B71.10, Standard for Gasoline Fuel Systems – Performance Specifications and Test Procedures. Where/When: Thursday, 8:00 am in Room C202. • Jay Howell, CPSC Deputy Executive Director, Safety Operations will provide a presentation on CPSC related topics of interest to the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry. He will also speak to general trends and projects likely to be initiated in the next few years by CPSC that [.....]

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September 11, 2013

– OPEI set to launch ethanol education and consumer protection campaign on October 23 at GIE+EXPO 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky – ALEXANDRIA, VA. — A new online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), the international trade association representing 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, finds that U.S. consumers are ill-prepared for the introduction of higher ethanol fuel blends. EPA has approved the introduction of some mid-level ethanol blends (E15, E30, E85) for use in a small, subset of automobiles in an effort to comply with the federal [.....]

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October 9, 2012

Alexandria, VA – October 9, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced featured speakers from the EPA and CPSC who will be speaking on Friday, October 26, 2012, at the upcoming 2012 GIE+EXPO held at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Glenn Passavant and Philip Carlson from the EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality will be featured speakers at a 10:00 am Workshop, to be held in Room C-202. They will be speaking on topics of immediate interest and importance to the OPE industry. There will be time allowed for an open Q&A at the end of the [.....]

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September 4, 2012

Alexandria, VA – September 4, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed its 40 percent turf limitation in the newly published WaterSense® New Home Specification. Released on Friday, August 31, the Final Version 1.1 WaterSense New Home Specification, to become effective January 1, 2013, establishes the criteria for new homes labeled under the WaterSense program and is applicable to newly constructed single-family and multi-family homes.

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