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Air quality benefits of alternate fuels

Air quality benefits of alternate fuels

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Mobile Sources in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internal combustion engines, Spark ignition -- Alternate fuels.,
  • Diesel motor -- Alternate fuels.,
  • Air quality management.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Vice President"s Task Force on Alternative Fuels.
    ContributionsUnited States. Vice President"s Task Force on Alternate Fuels., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Mobile Sources.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP343 .A39 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, [15] leaves :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL775662M
    LC Control Number97176344

    In contrast to traditional petroleum-based fuels, these new alternative fuels can reduce air quality emissions and are renewable. In collaboration with the aviation industry, the FAA approves new renewable jet fuel pathways through ASTM International. INTEGRATING ALTERNATIVE FUELS INTO LONG-TERM AIR QUALITY PLANNING Table of Contents ICF International iii July Abbreviations and Acronyms AC Alternative current AFV Alternative Fuel Vehicle B5 5% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B20 20% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B50 50% by volume blend of biodiesel with diesel B % by volume biodiesel.

    The city of Ontario is a growing community of more than , people living in nearly 50 square miles of San Bernardino County. The city’s Equipment Services Department maintains and repairs approximately motor vehicles and equipment used in providing city services such as police, fire, solid-waste collection, park and street maintenance and utilities. @article{osti_, title = {Assessment of costs and benefits of flexible and alternative fuel use in the US transportation sector}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The DOE is conducting a comprehensive technical analysis of a flexible-fuel transportation system in the United States -- that is, a system that could easily switch between petroleum and another fuel, depending on price and.

    "Air Quality Benefits of Alternative Fuels," EPA for Alternative Fuels Working Group Report of the President's Task Force on Regulatory Relief, July G.Z. Whitten, -N. Yonkow, T.C. /Myers, "^otochemical Modeling of Methanol-Use Scenarios in Philadelphia, Systems Applications, Inc. Report for EPA Office of Mobile Sources (Report EPA Sustainable alternative jet fuels can help to address these challenges. Their use could reduce emissions that impact surface air quality and global climate while expanding domestic energy sources that diversify fuel supplies, contribute to price and supply stability, and generate economic development in .


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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. Alternative fuels and power for vehicles We can all reduce pollution by reducing the number of miles we drive and operating our vehicles properly. Developing and using cleaner-burning, alternative fuels, is another way to reduce carbon dioxide and other vehicle emissions.

Using biodiesel as a vehicle fuel increases energy security, improves air quality and the environment, and provides safety benefits. Energy Security and Balance The United States imported 3% of its petroleum inand transportation was responsible for nearly three-quarters of total U.S.

petroleum consumption. Alternative fuels, known as non-conventional and advanced fuels, are any materials or substances that can be used as fuels, other than conventional fuels like; fossil fuels (petroleum (oil), coal, and natural gas), as well as nuclear materials such as uranium and thorium, as well as artificial radioisotope fuels that are made in nuclear reactors.

Some well-known alternative fuels include bio. 12 alternative 1. Lecture Tr anspor tation, Petroleum Use, and Alter natives Guest Lecture: Anthony Eggert Prof. Dan Sperling Novem Fall Quarter Energy and Environmental Aspects of Transportation Civil and Environmental Engineering (ECI) Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) Alternative fuels include gaseous fuels such as hydrogen, natural gas, and propane; alcohols such as ethanol, methanol, and butanol; vegetable and waste-derived oils; and electricity.

These fuels may be used in a dedicated system that burns a single fuel, or in a mixed system with other fuels including traditional gasoline or diesel, such as in. Montgomery County, Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is committed to providing leadership which will foster conservation, protection and improvement of the environment by adopting a MCDOT Environmental Sustainability is an active participant in the regional arena that is charged with improving the region’s air quality and meeting the standards set by the Clean Air Act to.

The Alternative Fuels Program is working hard to promote the use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles in New York City but its main challenge is to develop re-fueling sites for alternative fuels.

Why Use Alternative Fuels. Environmental Damage Fossil fuel emissions from vehicles damage the environment and contribute to air Size: KB.

Air quality conformity case studies / Robert P. Brodesky --Simplified and rational approach to address new modeling requirements for conformity analysis / Patrick DeCorla-Sousa (and 3 others) --Cleaner alternative fuels for fleets: an overview / Jon F.

Anderson --Start modes of trips for mobile source emissions modeling / Mohan Venigalla. To support the Alternative Fuels Utilization Program, a comparison of potential air quality effects of alternative transportation fuels is being performed.

This report presents the results of Phase 1 of this program, focusing on reformulated gasoline (RFG), methanol blended with 15 percent gasoline (M85), and compressed natural gas (CNG).

Camp Lick Project Fire, Fuels, and Air Quality Report 1 Introduction The Camp Lick Project on the Malheur National Forest is proposing to move forest stands toward resilient conditions.

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Alternative Fuels Research EPA researches and evaluates the feasibility of running vehicles on non-petroleum fuels, such as alcohol fuels. The use of alternative fuels can potentially lower emissions of criteria pollutants and greenhouse gases, and reduce America’s dependence on imported oil.

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The book teaches students chemistry in the context of their own lives and examines world issues through a science lens. This book is available in print and as an : Patrick L. Duabenmire. Maybe because the MOST efficient liquid fuels from fossil-fuels create climate change and the resulting global warming.

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The report addresses (1) the status of the development and use of alternative fuel technologies in transit buses, particularly the use of CNG as a fuel; (2) the air quality benefits of such technologies; (3) the costs incurred by transit operators to use CNG buses, as well as other alternative fuels, compared with the costs to use diesel buses.

An analysis of gas turbine ambient air quality impact is presented, from the standpoint of the acceptability of alternate fuels having higher sulfur content and possibly higher particulate emissions.

Various plume rise formulas are compared, and formulas are given for maximum ground level concentrations for both short term (1 to 3 hr) and Author: F. W. Lipfert.The replacement of fossil fuels with alternative fuels could result in a decrease of CO2 emissions, decrease air pollution and reduce acid rain (Evans, ).

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