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EPA finalizes softer exhaust rule to save you billions and Big Auto’s still mad about it

Electrek

The EPA has finalized its proposed 2027-2032 emissions rule , which is expected to result in a large increase in zero emission vehicle sales as vehicle exhaust limits rise rapidly through the end of the decade, on top of a separate rule yesterday from DoE about EV mpg-equivalents.

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EPA proposing mercury rule for taconite iron ore processing plants

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for taconite iron ore processing plants that include new emission standards for mercury as well as revising the existing emission standards for hydrogen chloride and hydrogen fluoride.

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EPA grants waivers for California’s on-highway heavy-duty vehicle and engine emission standards

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is granting two waivers of preemption regarding four California Air Resource Board (CARB) regulations related to California’s heavy-duty vehicle and engine emission standards. CARB has asked EPA for additional time before the Agency acts on the waiver request for this regulation.

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Eaton and Tenneco partner to produce new, integrated exhaust thermal management system to meet coming lower NOx standards

Green Car Congress

Power management company Eaton and Tenneco announced a joint development agreement between Eaton’s Vehicle Group and Tenneco’s Clean Air business group to produce an integrated exhaust thermal management system that will enable commercial truck and light vehicle manufacturers to meet upcoming emissions regulations.

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EPA collects penalties for alleged automobile ‘defeat device’ violations by two Iowa companies

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached settlements with two Iowa companies for allegedly tampering with car engines to render emissions controls inoperative, in violation of the federal Clean Air Act. According to EPA, Menzel Enterprises Iowa Inc.

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UC Riverside team wins EPA design contest with lawnmower exhaust aftertreatment device

Green Car Congress

A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have won an EPA student design contest for developing an exhaust aftertreatment device that cuts CO, NO x and PM emissions from lawnmowers. Then, an ultra-fine spray of urea solution is dispersed into the exhaust stream for catalytic NO x reduction.

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EPA Proposes New Emissions Standards For Light & Heavy Duty Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

New exhaust emissions rules from the EPA seek to dramatically lower carbon, particulate, and nitrogen oxide emissions from vehicles.

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