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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AS43 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: ●Stationary Compression Ignition Engine NSPS Amendments 
Abstract: New stationary and nonroad compression ignition (CI) engines are equipped by the engine manufacturer with emission controls to meet the Tier 4 final emission standards, which generally begin with either the 2014 or 2015 model year. Many Tier 4 final engines are equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to reduce NOx. To ensure the engine does not operate if the SCR is not working, SCR-equipped engines include design features called "inducements" that limit the engine power and eventually shut down the engine if the SCR is operated without urea, or the electronic control module cannot confirm that the SCR system is operating properly. Engine operators raised concerns regarding engines shutting down during emergencies because the inducement is triggered, for example, if the owner/operator is unable to obtain urea in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane. To address the issue for nonroad engines, EPA recently finalized amendments to the standards for new nonroad CI engines that allow the operator to override the inducements and thus avoid engine shutdown during a qualified emergency situation, which is defined as one in which allowing the inducement to shut down the engine "poses a significant direct or indirect risk to human life." This action proposes similar amendments to the standards for stationary engines. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7411   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2015 
Final Rule  01/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Melanie King
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2469

Bob Wayland
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-1045
Fax:919 541-5450