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EPA proposes new heavy-duty truck emissions rules

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new, stronger standards to promote clean air and reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting in model year (MY) 2027. EPA is co-proposing two regulatory options for new NO x standards: proposed Option 1 and proposed Option 2.

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EPA proposes strengthening primary annual NAAQS for PM2.5

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal to to revise the primary (health-based) annual PM 2.5 EPA is taking comment on the full range (between 8 and 11 10 µg/m 3 ) included in the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee’s (CASAC) latest report. Currently, EPA has primary and secondary standards for PM 2.5

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EPA proposes rules for chemicals and fuels made from plastic waste-based feedstocks

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued proposed rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 18 chemicals made from plastic waste-derived feedstocks that would ensure they are free from unsafe contaminants before they can be used to make transportation fuels.

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EPA finds NMP and 1-BP present unreasonable risks to human health

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk determinations for n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) and 1-bromopropane (1-BP). In the revised risk determination based on the 2020 risk evaluation , EPA found that NMP presents unreasonable risk to the health of workers and consumers.

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EPA confirms 249-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro electric SUV

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4 AWD Pro has an EPA-estimated 249 miles of range on a full charge and the AWD Pro S has an EPA-estimated 240 miles of range on a full charge. 4 Pro rear-wheel-drive previously received an EPA-estimated range of 260 miles on a full charge, while Pro S rear-wheel-drive was rated at an EPA-estimated 250 miles of range on a full charge.

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2025 Porsche Taycan EPA range grows to 318 miles

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The revamped Porsche Taycan earns EPA range numbers of up to 318 miles, the automaker confirmed Monday to Green Car Reports. dealerships, and official EPA ranges, as calculated by Porsche and set to be displayed on those window stickers, show that the big improvements in range and efficiency.

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EPA to develop options to reduce NOx and PM from locomotives further

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responding to petitions from the California Air Resources Board, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, and the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association to address harmful nitrogen oxide (NO x ) and particulate matter (PM) emissions from locomotives.

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