Evaporative Emission Standards for Boats. Presented By: John McKnight Director of Environmental & Safety Compliance December 2008. Overview of new program Evaporative emission types New Standards Program details Small businesses Certification Questions. Outline. Final Rule.
Presented By:John McKnightDirector of Environmental & Safety ComplianceDecember 2008
(diurnal, hot soak, running loss)
(fuel tank, hoses, other)
Three decades of automotive evaporative emission control
(full vehicle test/standards)
Nonroad equipment are just now becoming subject to evaporative emission control
Small SI as well
a2011 for primer bulbs. Phase-in for under cowl fuel lines, by length, on OB engines: 30% 2010, 60% 2011, 90% 2012, 100% 2015.
b Design standard.
c Fuel tanks installed in nontrailerable boats (> 26 ft. in length or >8.5 ft. in width) may meet a standard of 0.16 g/gal/day over an alternative test cycle.
d The standard is effective July 31, 2011. For boats with installed fuel tanks, this standard is phased-in 50%/100% over the first two years. As an alternative, small manufacturers may participate in a diurnal allowance program.
Small Business Provisions
3. The Final Rule will be a PDF document.
4. Go to Federal Register page 59298, which is actually page 266 in the document.