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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 in diesel fuel, which heretofore have affected exhaust emission control devices. Through efforts by EPA and Diesel engine manufacturers fuel refineries, the emission from diesel-powered vehicles have been reduced, and are expected to be reduced significantly more by 2007.

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Description 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 in diesel fuel, which heretofore have affected exhaust emission control devices. Through efforts by EPA and Diesel engine manufacturers fuel refineries, the emission from diesel-powered vehicles have been reduced, and are expected to be reduced significantly more by 2007.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Transportation and Air Quality
Keyword Non-road diesel equipment; Locomotives; Buses; Heavy-duty trucks; Marine diesel engines; Public transit vehicles; Diesel emissions; Clean Air rules of 2004
Selector Jund
Date Of Record Creation 2004-09-13 07:06:22
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2008-04-30 19:43:10
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-09-13 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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