clean air act Archive

  • Start of Education of the automobile of today.   Ronald Reagan started a wonderful process, emissions control.  In 1981 we had one of the first major changes mandated to change fuel and its emissions from the automobile.  This was the Clean Air Act of 1981.  This was a milestone because it required oxygen sensors and three way catalysts (also called catalytic converters) to lower NOx (Nitrogen Oxide, which contributes to smog and acid rain).  What might have been a simple start to cleaning up our air started a change in how the automobile would actually become today. The next stage of change would be passed Under George H Bush in 1990.  This was the Clean Air Act of 1990.  The […]

    Automotive Education

    Start of Education of the automobile of today.   Ronald Reagan started a wonderful process, emissions control.  In 1981 we had one of the first major changes mandated to change fuel and its emissions from the automobile.  This was the Clean Air Act of 1981.  This was a milestone because it required oxygen sensors and three way catalysts (also called catalytic converters) to lower NOx (Nitrogen Oxide, which contributes to smog and acid rain).  What might have been a simple start to cleaning up our air started a change in how the automobile would actually become today. The next stage of change would be passed Under George H Bush in 1990.  This was the Clean Air Act of 1990.  The […]

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