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U.S. EPA finalizing first-ever airplane emissions rules By Reuters

U.S. EPA finalizing first-ever airplane emissions rules By Reuters
U.S. EPA finalizing first-ever airplane emissions rules

The EPA said its new requirements for airplanes used in commercial aviation and for large business jets would align the United States with international standards." The EPA said in July the proposed requirements would apply to new-type designs as of January 2020 and to in-production airplanes or those with amended type certificates starting in 2028.The EPA said Monday it anticipates nearly all affected airplanes to be compliant by the effective dates.The EPA said it expects "airplanes that are non-compliant will either be modified and re-certificated as compliant, will likely go out of production before the production compliance date of January 1, 2028, or will seek exemptions.

The 11 states and the District of Columbia said the EPA proposal would "lag existing technology by more than 10 years and would result in no GHG reductions at all compared to business-as-usual.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday said it was finalizing the first-ever proposed standards regulating greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes.

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