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Accession Number PB2014-103979
Title Draft Regulatory Impact Analysis: Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 532p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This Regulatory Impact Analysis provides technical, economic, and environmental analyses of the proposed new standards. Chapter 1 contains our technical feasibility justification for the proposed vehicle emission standards, and Chapter 2 contains the estimated costs of the proposed vehicle standards. In addition to the vehicle emission and gasoline standards, we are proposing to update the specifications of the emission test fuel with which vehicles demonstrate compliance with emissions standards; our analysis of the proposed emission test fuel parameter changes is found in Chapter 3. Chapters 4 and 5 contain our technical feasibility and cost analyses for the proposed gasoline sulfur standards, respectively. Chapter 6 describes the health and welfare effects associated with the air pollutants that would be impacted by the rule. Chapter 7 describes our analysis of the emission and air quality impacts of the Tier 3 rule. Our estimates of the program-wide costs, the societal benefits, and the cost per ton of emissions reduced due to the proposed Tier 3 program are presented in Chapter 8. Chapter 9 contains our analysis of the proposed rules economic impacts, and Chapter 10 provides the results of our small business flexibility analysis.
Keywords Air pollution control
Air quality
Economic impact
Environmental impact
Exhaust emissions
Impact analysis
Motor vehicles
Pollution regulations

Source Agency Air Quality Planning and Standards
NTIS Subject Category 68A - Air Pollution & Control
85H - Road Transportation
81J - Reciprocation & Rotating Combustion Engines
97K - Fuels
Corporate Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Transportation and Air Quality.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1412
Contract Number N/A

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