Automobile emissions abatement and fuels policy

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Abstract

This paper attempts to delineate the areas of conflict between the 1970 Clean Air Amendments, which prescribe U.S. automobile emissions standards for 1975-76, and national fuels policy. Some of the important issues affecting the choice of technological options for meeting the 1975-76 standards are fuel lead content requirements, refinery capital investment, gasoline price increases, and foreign oil imports. All of these factors are interrelated, and are discussed in this paper in the overall context of emissions standards.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-199
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Scientist
Volume62
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974
Externally publishedYes

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