Research Program Area: Emissions Monitoring & Control
To identify and to demonstrate durable emission control systems capable of reducing formaldehyde emissions from methanol-fueled vehicles to levels comparable to those from gasoline-fueled vehicles while not adversely affecting other criteria pollutant levels.
These findings will be used to demonstrate that formaldehyde emissions from methanol-fueled vehicles can be reduced to about the same level as those for gasoline-fueled vehicles; thus use of methanol has the potential for achieving substantial air quality benefits.
For questions regarding this research project, including available data and progress status, contact: Research Division staff at (916) 445-0753
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