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SmartWay Certification is an innovative collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to help businesses learn to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficiency ways possible, increasing energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution, and protecting public health. The EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-drive initiative and since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting more than 134 million metric tons of harmful air pollution, while saving 280 million barrels of oil and $37.5 billion in fuel costs.