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Final Amendments to Engine Rules Issued

On January 15, 2013, EPA issued final amendments to the RICE NESHAP (40 CFR 63 Subpart ZZZZ) and other engine rules, including the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for compression ignition (CI) engines (40 CFR 60 Subpart IIII) and spark ignition (SI) engines (40 CFR 60 Subpart JJJJ).  Many of the rule changes involve clarifying how demand response programs are addressed.

Final Rule:

RICE NESHAP compliance dates (May 3, 2013 for CI and October 19, 2013 for SI) approach for many types of engines, including emergency generators and fire pumps.  For more information, see the EPS article on the topic:

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