Operating Environment

Section IV

Environmental Considerations

United States air pollution regulatory programs are designed to protect public health and prevent significant environmental damage. The Clean Air Act (the Act) first passed in 1970 and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) are the main drivers behind most air pollution programs today. This chapter focuses on the Act, the CAAA, and the specific pollution control programs within them, which are of special importance to the technologies in this book.

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.

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