EPA Proposes to Set New Emission Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles
On March 28, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule, “Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards”. This rule would set new, more stringent standards to reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting in model year 2027. The proposed standards would significantly reduce emissions of smog- and soot-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy-duty gasoline and diesel engines and set more stringent greenhouse gas standards for certain commercial vehicle categories.
The Office of Advocacy will host a Small Business Roundtable on this proposed rule on Friday, April 8th, at 10 AM ET. EPA will conduct a public hearing on the proposed rule on April 12-13.
Comments on the proposed rule are due by May 13, 2022.
- Read EPA’s information about the proposed rule.
- Read the proposed rule in the Federal Register.
- Review the docket on Regulations.gov
- Register to speak at the public hearing on April 12-13, 2022.
- Attend Advocacy’s Small Business Roundtable on April 8, 2022.
- File public comments on the proposed rule.
For more information, email Dave Rostker, Assistant Chief Counsel, or call (202) 205-6966.
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