Stephen Ursery, Editor, Waste Age Magazine

June 4, 2004

1 Min Read
EPA Proposes In-use Testing Of Heavy-duty Diesel Emissions

Washington, D.C. — The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a manufacturer-run, in-use emissions testing program for heavy-duty diesel trucks. Under the program, engine manufacturers would measure emissions from their diesel engines in highway applications using portable onboard emission measurement systems.

EPA is proposing that a pilot program begin 2005, with a fully enforceable program taking effect two years later. The proposal arose from a 2003 settlement agreement between EPA and the Engine Manufacturers Association.

A pre-publication copy of the proposal is available online at

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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