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Standard American Electric Cars

By: Brill (J. G.) Company
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Control of Emissions from Nonroad Large Spark Ignition Engines, Re...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Subject Matter I. Notice of Intent or ANPRM (if any) II. Items Considered in Developing Proposal III. Proposal IV. Additional Items Considered After Proposal in Developing Final Rule V. Final Action

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California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Waiver...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: By this decision, issued under section 209(b) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (“Act”) 42 U.S.C. §7543 (b), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is determining that California’s amendments to its motor vehicle pollution control program that modify the zeroemission vehicle (ZEV) requirements of the Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV) program (including the repeal of the ZEV requirements for model years 1998 through 2002), are within the scope of the previous wa...

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Rickshaws, Electric Cars Cut Indias Pollution

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Pollution around the Taj Mahal has managed to accomplish what centuries of war and natural disaster could not. It has faded the once gleaming walls of India?s most celebrated monument and tourist destination. A major contributor to the pollution is traffi ...

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Summary of Epa Workshop on Alternative Fuel Infrastructure

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Disclaimer: This summary was based on notes taken informally at the workshop; they are not based on a verbatim transcription. We accept no liability for errors or omissions in the characterization of the dialogues presented.

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Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Deterioration Factors for the Draft...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This technical report does not necessarily represent final EPA decisions or positions. It is intended to present technical analysis of issues using data that are currently available. The purpose in the release of such reports is to facilitate the exchange of technical information and to inform the public of technical developments which may form the basis for a final EPA decision, position, or regulatory action.

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Regulatory Support Document Phase 2 : Emission Standards for New N...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Cost is a contributing factor due to the price of these engines and is used in this chapter in support of the rationale for the standards. Industry groups and individual companies provided some confidential cost information, however, much of the data did not contain sufficient detail to utilize the cost estimates directly in the cost analysis for this proposed rulemaking. Detailed cost information for this analysis was obtained through a work assignment with ICF...

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Final Regulatory Impact Analysis Phase 2 Final Rule : Emission Sta...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: EPA?s Phase 1 certification database and the regulatory programs for handheld engine manufacturers being adopted for Phase 2. The number of handheld engine families that are expected to be improved are estimated based on the use of ABT by the engine manufacturers4 and the comparison of their deteriorated5 Phase 1 emission rates to the Phase 2 standard with a 10 percent compliance margin6. Technology improvements for handheld engines include mini four-stroke, str...

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Mobile6 and Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles

By: Janet Kremer

Excerpt: &XUUHQW 0RGHOV 6FRSH b All highway mobile sources (cars and trucks) b HC, CO and NOx Emissions b Exhaust and non-exhaust

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2000 F. E. Guide-Alternative-Fueled Vehicles-Updated 11/22/99

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: CHEVROLET CAVALIER (bi-fuel natural gas) 2.2 4 Auto(3-speed) 20 27 F CNG 130 SUBCOMPACT CARS 22 28 Gasoline 360 TOYOTA CAMRY (natural gas) 2.2 4 Auto(4-speed) 22 30 F CNG 230 COMPACT CARS FORD CONTOUR (bi-fuel natural gas) 2.0 4 Auto(4-speed) 20 27 CNG 80 COMPACT CARS 20 28 F Gasoline 270 FORD F150 PICKUP - 2WD (natural gas) 5.4 8 Auto(4-speed) 12 16 R CNG 250 STANDARD PICKUP TRUCKS 2WD FORD E250 ECONOLINE (natural gas) - 2WD 5.4 8 Auto(4-speed) 12 15 R CNG 190/...

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Environmental Protection Agency : Control of Emissions from Nonroa...

By: Kathleen E. Wannisky

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Pursuant to Section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency, entitled ?Control of Emissions From Nonroad Large Spark-Ignition Engines, and Recreational Engines (Marine and Land-Based)? (RIN: 2060-AI11). We received the rule on September 17, 2002. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on November 8, 2002. 67 Fed. Reg. 68242.

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Greening Lower Manhattan : A Green Roof Project at Pace University

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Green roofs are highly engineered, lightweight roofing systems that allows for the propagation of rooftop vegetation while protecting the integrity of the underlying roof. While conventional roof gardens rely on heavy pots and planters, green roof systems allow for much more extensive cultivation of plant life across wide expanses of a given rooftop. Municipalities worldwide have used green roofs as an innovative solution to urban environmental problems such as ...

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The Green Building Resource Guide

By: Daianna Rincones

Excerpt: Capital investors are beginning to realize the advantages of building for the long-term; considering a structure’s impacts on waste, environment and productivity in the analysis of costs and benefits. But for many businesses, the costs of exhibiting their environmental leadership through green building are still prohibitive. In response to this trend, various organizations have established grants and other incentive programs to promote sustainable building. Like...

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Quality Management Plan Approvals

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: A. EPA Quality Manual for Environmental Programs (EPA Manual 5360 A1) and Policy and Program Requirements for the Mandatory Agency-wide Quality System (EPA Order 5360.1 A2) B. Great Lakes National Program Office Team Mission Statements C. Monthly Quality Assurance Status Tracking Sheet D. Great Lakes National Program Office Data Standard: Quality Assurance/Quality Control Codes E. Great Lakes National Program Office Information Security Plan F. Suggested Quality...

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Epa-State Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Energy efficiency and other clean energy resources are delivering a host of benefits, including enhanced electric system reliability, moderated natural gas prices, economic development and reduced environmental impacts. Many states are finding that energy efficiency can deliver energy savings at a significantly lower cost than the construction of new energy supply and that renewable energy offers an important opportunity to diversify the energy portfolio. Howeve...

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Epa Requirements for Quality Management Plans

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: FOREWORD: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed the Quality Management Plan as a means of documenting how an organization will plan, implement, and assess the effectiveness of its quality assurance and quality control operations applied to environmental programs. The process of planning, implementing, and assessing these management systems is called quality management and the product of this process is called the Quality System. The Qualit...

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Epa/452/B-02-001 : Introduction

By: Daniel Charles Mussatti

Excerpt: The objectives of this Manual are two-fold: (1) to provide guidance to industry and regulatory authorities for the development of accurate and consistent costs (capital costs, operating and maintenance expenses, and other costs) for air pollution control devices, and (2) to establish a standardized and peer reviewed costing methodology by which all air pollution control costing analyses can be performed. To perform these objectives, this Manual, for the last twe...

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A Treatability Study for the Phytoremediation of Petroleum-Contami...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Project Cooperators?USEPA??US Fish and Wildlife Services??US Forest Services??Sand Creek Consultants??Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management??Roy F. Weston, Inc. EPA START Contractor??BP Amoco

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Using Green Buildings on Brownfields : Using Innovative Architectu...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: EPA’s Brownfields Program is designed to empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. A brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides financial and tech...

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Electronics : A New Opportunity for Waste Prevention, Reuse, And R...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: In the past decade, technological advances in electronic data management and communications have spurred economic growth and improved people?s lives in countless ways. However, our growing dependence on electronic products both at home and in the workplace has given rise to a new environmental challenge: electronics waste. A recent study by EPA shows that electronics already make up approximately 1 percent of the municipal solid waste stream. Research completed ...

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