EPA Imposes Emissions Rules On Generator Engines

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 5:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced new emissions standards for stationary diesel engines, such as those that power industrial and agricultural generators, imposing measures to reduce polluting chemicals including formaldehyde, benzene and acrolein.

The agency announced the implementation of the new rule, which imposes the first-ever emissions restrictions on stationary engines, contending that the emission cuts will help curb pollutants that can cause cancer, other serious health problems and environmental damage.

“Controlling emissions from these engines will save lives and protect our communities from...
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