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View Resource Clean Air Nonroad Diesel - Final Rule

The EPA, in it's quest to further reduce the sulfur, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter output, has included all manufacturers of non-road diesel engines within the umbrella group required to...

http://www.epa.gov/nonroad-diesel/2004fr.htm
View Resource Clean Diesel Programs: Clean Air NonRoad Diesel Rule

The EPA has regulated the permissible sulfur level in all highway diesel fuels used since 1993 and in 2006 those levels must be reduced by 97 percent. Likewise, all nonroad diesel engines such as...

http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/
View Resource Clean Diesel Trucks and Buses Rule (2007 Heavy-Duty Highway Rule)

This site offers numerous links for information regarding the formulation of the 2007 Heavy Duty Highway Rule. The EPA together with numerous manufacturing companies worked jointly in the...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/highway-diesel/index.htm
View Resource Fuels and Fuel Additives

This site offers information regarding the EPA's efforts to introduce fuel and emission quality standards starting in 1973 and culminating with the passage of the Clean Air Act of 1990. It also...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/fuels.htm
View Resource Fuels and Fuel Additives: Diesel Fuel

While many strides have been made to reduce the emissions from gasoline-powered vehicles, similar accomplishments have eluded diesel-powered vehicles. This is due, in part, to some of the impurities...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/regs/fuels/diesel/diesel.htm
View Resource National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC)

This Web site is designed to help fleet operators, air quality planners in state/local government and retrofit manufacturers understand the voluntary program and obtain the information they need to...

http://epa.gov/cleandiesel/verification/
View Resource Nonroad Engines, Equipment, and Vehicles

This site offers links to a variety of sources of information for most non-road internal combustion engines. The information included covers topics such as the proposed and final rules for regulating...

http://www.epa.gov/nonroad/index.htm
View Resource Program Update: Reducing Air Pollution From Non-road Vehicles

The EPA has adopted emission standards for most categories of new non-road engines. This paper summarizes the status of those programs. Included are: land-based diesel engines, land-based...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/cleaner-nonroad/f03011.pdf
View Resource Transportation and Air Quality: Partnerships

Non-regulatory volunteer programs sponsored by the DOT, the Federal Highway Administration, and the EPA are among the numerous programs employed to reduce vehicle emissions and pollution. Despite...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/voluntary.htm
View Resource US EPA: Interstate Air Quality Rule

The EPA has proposed new air rules for reducing emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and mercury for 29 eastern states and the District of Columbia. The proposal is directed at...

http://www.epa.gov/interstateairquality/
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