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Proposed second-phase greenhouse gas emission standards for heavy-duty engines and vehicles in Canada
Summarizes the key elements of the proposed regulation to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles, including the major vehicle and equipment categories, estimated costs and benefits, and Canada...
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Adjustment to subsidies for new energy vehicles in China
Details subsidies for manufacturers rather than end users and features the phase down of a national subsidy, tightened vehicle qualification requirements, improved incentive design, and robust anti-fraud and enforcement measures...
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Marine engine emission standards for China's domestic vessels
On August 30, 2016, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) jointly released the first-ever national emission standards for...
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  • U.S. EPA Light-Duty Vehicle GHG and CAFE Standards for 2012–2016 (2010.04.10)

    On April 1, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation finalized a new joint regulation for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel economy for model year 2012-16 light duty vehicles.

  • U.S. EPA Renewable Fuel Standard 2 (2010.04.02)

    On February 3, 2010, the EPA finalized revisions to the National Renewable Fuel Standard. The new rule (RFS2) incorporates changes mandated by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), and is a major amendment of the original standard.