emission standard

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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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For instance, in 2014, the US environmental protection agency (EPA) adjusted CO2 emission standards to 367 grams per mile.
4 grams per mile of carbon monoxide, 1 gram per mile of nitrogen oxide, and 0.
Extending the life of a full charge of engine oil can potentially reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) by more than six grams per mile.
They help reduce energy consumption and trim CO2 emissions by nearly 4 grams per mile.