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emission standard

[i′mish·ən ‚stan·dərd]
(engineering)
The maximum legal quantity of pollutant permitted to be discharged from a single source.
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At issue is an effort by the state to force Massachusetts residents beginning in 1994, to purchase new cars and trucks that have been equipped to meet the motor vehicle emissions standards established for Californians.
While environmental groups such as the Sierra Club have criticized the automaker's decision -- as vehicles classified in the light duty truck category are subject to less stringent fuel efficiency and emissions standards -- Subaru maintained that the new Outback "will continue to deliver the best of both worlds to the popular crossover segment and remain a strong alternative to SUVs.
Local Indian newspaper the News Today recently reported that while speaking at last week's workshop on "Fuel Choices for Transport and the Environment" in Chennai, officials with The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) urged the national government to enforce stricter vehicular emissions standards in order to curb rising levels of air pollution.
In addition, Stys said a regional approach to both mobile and stationary emissions standards, coupled with emissions trading, is critical to achieving real emissions reductions in the region and would serve to increase sales of NGV's.
Environmental Protection Agency has tightened emissions standards for heavy-duty diesel engines considerably in the last few years and continues to do so.
Ford is the first automaker to apply the new technology and use it on a limited basis in the North American market, where emissions standards are the most stringent.
Stricter National Emissions Standards: The nitrogen-oxide emissions standard proposed for trucking in the FIP is unworkable.
The unit is expected to be certified by CSA International, a world-leading certification and testing organization to meet requirements for California and other markets, and also expected to be certified for the emission standards set by the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) stringent distributed generation emissions standards for 2007.
Cummins Westport has announced its intention to commercialize an engine for medium-duty truck, refuse, and urban transit applications that will meet stringent US EPA 2010 emissions standards.
Australian owners of light vehicles are now mandated to adhere to new emissions standards that could help the country achieve a year's worth cut of carbon pollution of 59 tonnes by 2030, the Climate Change Authority said on Thursday.
Today s announcement to implement new more stringent Tier 3 emissions standards builds on our achievements, which is important for Canada s integrated automotive industry, and it will ensure that a greater choice of vehicles are available at more affordable prices for consumers.

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