U.S. EPA Non-Road and Stationary Emissions Regulations

Summary Chart Optimized for MQ Power Generators 2004-2017


 

    
kWm (HP) 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
0 ≤ P < 8 (0 - 11) Tier 1 (7.5) / 8.0 / 0.80 (7.5) / 6.6 / 0.40
8 ≤ P < 19 (11 - 25) Tier 1 (7.5) / 6.6 / 0.80
19 ≤ P < 37 (25 - 50) (7.5) / 5.5 / 0.60 (7.5) / 5.0 / 0.30 (4.7) / 5.0 / 0.03
37 ≤ P < 56 (50 - 75) (7.5) / 5.0 / 0.40 (4.7) / 5.0 / 0.30  [ EPA Option 1 ] (4.7) / 5.0 / 0.03
56 ≤ P < 75 (75 - 100) (4.7) / 5.0 / 0.40 3.3 / 0.19 / 5.0 / 0.02 0.40 / 0.19 / 5.0 / 0.02
75 ≤ P < 130 (100 - 174) (6.6) / 5.0 / 0.30 (4.0) / 5.0 / 0.30
130 ≤ P < 225 (174 - 302) (6.6) / 3.5 / 0.20 (4.0) / 3.5 / 0.20 2.0 / 0.19 / 3.5 / 0.02 0.40 / 0.19 / 3.5 / 0.02
225 ≤ P < 450 (302 - 603) Tier 2 (4.0) / 3.5 / 0.20
450 ≤ P < 560 (603 - 750) Tier 2 (4.0) / 3.5 / 0.20
560 ≤ P < 900 (750 - 1206) 9.2 / 1.3 / 11.4 / 0.54 (6.4) / 3.5 / 0.20 3.5 / 0.40 / 3.5 / 0.10 0.67 / 0.19 / 3.5 / 0.03
3.5 / 0.19 / 3.5 / 0.04 (Non Generator)
> 900 (>1206) 9.2 / 1.3 / 11.4 / 0.54 (6.4) / 3.5 / 0.20 0.67 / 0.40 / 3.5 / 0.10
TIER 1 TIER 2 TIER 3 TIER 4 (Interim) TIER 4 (Final)

NOx / HC / CO / PM (g/kW-hr)
(NOx + HC) / CO / PM (g/kW-hr)
[Conversion: (g/kW-hr X 0.7457 = g/bhp-hr)]
Separate NOx and HC standards separated by a forward slash.
Combined NOx and HC standards enclosed by parentheses. "( )"


Associated Power Inc., "Optimized Summary Tier Chart" 2004-2017 Calendar Years. View 1995-2004 EPA Tier Chart Here

In 2004, EPA developed the Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From Nonroad Diesel Engine and Fuel (Tier 4 standards) - commonly referred to as
the Nonroad Diesel Engines rule - to reduce emissions from nonroad diesel engines by combining engine and fuel controls as a system to increase emissions reductions.
This concept of integrating engine and fuel controls as a system was unprecedented in nonroad regulations.

The first of the 14 regulations that the EPA has issued since 1994 to control nonroad mobile emission sources went into effect in 1996, and the last is to go into effect in 2008.
EPA has generally taken a phased-in approach when adopting these regulations and has issued multiple tiers for certain engine categories, with a total of 20 standards promulgated
as of April 2006. To illustrate, EPA issued four tiers of land-based diesel engine emissions standards, with each tier requiring more stringent emissions reductions than the previous one.
For example, Tier 4 of the land-based standards first goes into effect in 2008 and is expected to take until 2015 to achieve its 90-percent reduction goal.

Excerpts From: Progress Report on EPA's Nonroad Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Strategies Report No. 2006-P-00039 (September 27, 2006)

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