Tests show forklift fuel systems meet 2007 EPA standards

September 2004
LP/Gas;Sep2004, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p36
Trade Publication
Reports on the initial test results of propane fuel control systems which showed that they meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's standards for steady-state and transient operating conditions. Volume of hydrocarbon and nitrogen oxides produced by the fuel systems; Fuel quality issues.


Related Articles

  • Caution urged with carbon neutral claims.  // Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker;2010, Issue 553, p40 

    The article details the standards released by the Australian Department of Climate Change in response to concerns about gullible carbon-conscious consumers and unsubstantiated calculations made by carbon offset providers.

  • Fueling up for cleaner air. Isaacs, Lindsay // American City & County;Oct2008, Vol. 123 Issue 10, p50 

    The article focuses on the use of propane-fueled lawnmowers by the city of Roanoke, Virginia to help comply with the voluntary Ozone Early Action Compact, a state effort to reduce ozone levels and avoid federal sanctions. Emissions from propane-fueled vehicles are low enough that the fuel is...

  • CALIFORNIA TRUCKERS PROTEST STANDARDS. Dunn, Jill // Overdrive;Sep2003, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p19 

    Reports on the protest expressed by the trucking sector toward the proposed fuel standard in California. Implementation of a tougher emissions standards by the California Air Resources Board; Issue regarding the standards of aromatic hydrocarbons; Organization of a demonstration by the...

  • Research Says Propane-Fueled Forklifts Can Meet 2007 Emissions Standards.  // Material Handling Management;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p11 

    The article focuses on a study published by the Propane Education & Research Council to demonstrate the ability of propane-fueled forklift engines to meet the 2007 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Researchers conducted steady-state and transient emissions testing of several...

  • Time to scoot: Propane-fueled scooters capture consumers' interest, experience 52 percent jump in sales in recent months. Webb, Craig // LP/Gas;Jan2011, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p26 

    The article focuses on the development of propane-fueled engines and products from LEHR Inc. It features the two-wheeled, propane-powered scooters which attract consumers and led to a 52% increase in sales despite the scooters' prohibition in several communities. It mentions that the scooters...

  • High performance.  // Utility Week;7/15/2011, p5 

    The article announces that an Emissions Performance Standard (EPS) will be applied to all fossil fuel generators starting 2014.

  • Cummins to demo 2010 emissions reduction.  // Commercial Carrier Journal;Feb2006, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p24 

    Reports on the plan of Cummins Engine to demonstrate an emissions control system meeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2010 on-highway standard in 2006. Equipment that will be used in the demonstration; Objective of the emissions control project.

  • What Was the Auto Industry Thinking? Lazarus, Richard // Environmental Forum;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14 

    The author focuses on Green Mountain Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie in Vermont, a legal case in which the motor vehicle industry disputes the authority of the state to regulate motor vehicle greenhouse gas emissions. The author discusses the state of California, which can obtain a...

  • With the clock ticking, take sulphur out at the source.  // Finished Vehicle Logistics;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p06 

    The author discusses the introduction of emission control areas (ECAs) around the coasts of the Baltic and North Sea in Europe and the coasts of the U.S. and Canada. According to the author, the introduction of ECAs will cause the substantial increase of bunker costs with pending regulatory...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics