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Leavitt to Sign Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule

Release Date: 05/10/2004
Contact Information: John Millett, (202) 564-7842 / millett.john@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C. – May 10, 2004) EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt will sign EPA’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule at a signing ceremony/press conference at EPA headquarters on Tuesday, May 11. He will also discuss EPA’s intention to propose new emission standards for diesel locomotives and marine diesel engines. The Nonroad Diesel Rule will steeply cut pollution from diesel engines used in construction, agriculture and other industries and require the removal of 99 percent of the sulfur in diesel fuel.

Who: EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt
Office of Air and Radiation Officials

What: Signing of Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule

When: Tuesday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Where: Rachel Carson Room

      Ariel Rios North Building, third floor
      EPA Headquarters Office
      1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
      Washington, D.C. 20460
For more information, go to: http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel