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Regulations for Emissions from Vehicles and Engines

Regulations for Emissions from Recreational Vehicles

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This page provides information about land-based recreational vehicles, such as snowmobiles, off-highway motorcycles (dirt bikes), all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), and personal boats and watercraft.

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List of Related e-CFR Links

See the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) for the full text of current regulations that apply to recreational vehicles.

e-CFR link Summary of what you will find
40 CFR Part 86, Subpart F Chassis exhaust emission testing procedures
40 CFR Part 1051 Emission standards and certification requirements
40 CFR Part 1060 Evaporative emission standards and test procedures
40 CFR Part 1065 Exhaust emission test procedures (for lab and in-field testing)
40 CFR Part 1068 General compliance provisions

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List of Related Regulations


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Below is a list of all regulations related to emissions from recreational vehicles. 

Click the regulation titles for additional information, including:
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  • Fact sheets.*

*Note: Rule-related materials vary by rule.

Regulation Title Referenced Tier Level(s)
(if applicable)
Regulation Date
Final Rule for Control of Emissions From Nonroad Spark-Ignition Engines and Equipment   2008/10
Final Rule for Control of Emissions From Nonroad Large Spark-Ignition Engines, and Recreational Engines (Marine and Land-Based)   2002/11
Direct Final Rule for Extension of Temporary Exhaust Emission Test Procedure Option for All Terrain Vehicles   2007/04
Final Rule for Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From Nonroad Diesel Engines and Fuel Tier 4 2004/06
Direct Final Rule for Exhaust Emission Standards for 2012 and Later Model Year Snowmobiles   2008/06
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)   2009/10

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