Federal legislation designed to reduce air pollution in the United States does not specifically cover diesel locomotives, but the Environmental Protection Agency may request action if improvements in exhaust levels are not achieved voluntarily. The locomotive industry is alive to the problem, and is taking action that should anticipate any Federal standards which might be imposed by modifications to current and future models; but there are conflicts between the need to reduce oxides of nitrogen and the control of visible smoke.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

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  • Accession Number: 00048166
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 4 1974 12:00AM