In 2004, a second level of emission standards was required for new nonroad
43,255) ("This final rule does not have federalism implications"); Phase 2 Emission Standards for New Nonroad
Spark-Ignition Handheld Engines at or Below 19 Kilowatts and Minor Amendments to Emission Requirements Applicable to Small Spark-Ignition Engines and Marine Spark-Ignition Engines, 65 Fed.
According to DEP, through this grant opportunity, the EPA's Clean Construction and Clean Ports USA programs looks to assist the owners and operators of nonroad
vehicles and equipment in overcoming barriers to the adoption of cleaner diesel technologies and strategies.
By 1999, manufacturers must reduce the emissions of their nonroad
gas engines by 90 percent (of the pre-1995 figures) in order to have their machines approved for sale in California.
Of all categories of nonroad
engines, marine engines contribute the second highest levels of hydrocarbons (HC) and nitrogen oxide (N[O.
Funds must be spent for the benefit of feepayers and may not be diverted to nonroad
On September 26, 2017, the EPA waived diesel fuel requirements to minimize or prevent disruptions with the supply of diesel fuel for mobile nonroad
generators and pumps used for emergency purposes in Puerto Rico effective immediately through October 15, 2017.
40 CFR Part 1039--Control of emissions from new and in-use nonroad
electric utilities), with declines of 35-45 percent between 2000 and 2012, and nonroad
motor vehicles, with a decline of 45 percent.
For infrastructure, about 50 percent reported inadequate roads as being a problem, 50 percent reported the lack of reliable power as being a problem, 45 percent reported nonroad
infrastructure as being an issue, and 48 percent reported the lack of a reliable water supply as being problematic.
Regulations were also extended to include nonroad
fuels and engines.
Requirements and incentives for reducing construction vehicle emissions comparison of nonroad
diesel engine emissions data sources, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 135(5): 341-351.
In a letter to Jackson, the senators say: "While we appreciate the recognition that E15 cannot be used in the majority of snowmobiles, chain saws, lawn mowers, boats, airplanes, and other nonroad
engines, we are concerned that it appears that the EPA did not consider the implications of what is a growing problem in our country for these products: the decreasing availability of pure gasoline.
See Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From Nonroad
Diesel Engines and Fuel; Final Rule, 69 Fed.