The Non-Road Diesel Engine Emission Regulation (the Regulation) was approved
by the Metro Vancouver Board on February 25, 2011. The Regulation will save
lives by cutting back on emissions of diesel soot from industrial and
construction machines like excavators and forklifts.
applies if you own or operate a non-road diesel engine in Metro Vancouver that
is 25 horsepower (hp) or greater. The Regulation focuses on older (Tier 0 and
Tier 1) engines but also restricts the exhaust opacity and idling of all
non-road diesel engines 25 hp or greater.
The regulation does not apply
to engines less than 25 hp, machines used in agricultural operations, personal
recreational machines, emergency generators or other stationary machines
operated only in the case of emergency.
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