Final Rule for Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Non-Conformance Penalties for 2004 and later Model Year Emission Standards for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing nonconformance penalties that could be used by manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines unable to meet the 2004 model year non-methane hydrocarbon plus nitrogen oxides (NMHC+NOx) emission standard. These penalties allow a manufacturer to produce and sell nonconforming engines upon payment of a penalty. The penalty, which is assessed on a per-engine basis, varies with the certified emission level for the engine family involved.
- Final Rule (PDF)(15 pp, 230 K, published August 8, 2002)
- Final Technical Support Document (PDF)(61 pp, 193 K, EPA-420-R-02-021, August 2002)
- Response to Comments (PDF)(29 pp, 127 K, EPA-420-R-02-020, August 2002)
- Non-Conformance Penalties for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines (PDF)(4 pp, 14 K, EPA-420-F-02-025, August 2002)