The goal of the Sulphur in Diesel Fuel Regulations (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations) is to ensure that the level of sulphur in diesel fuel used in on-road vehicles in Canada will not impede the effective operation of advanced emission control technologies planned to be introduced on 2007 and later model year vehicles (i.e., in mid-2006) to comply with stringent new exhaust emission standards. This is accomplished by reducing the maximum allowable limit for sulphur in on-road diesel fuel to 15 milligrams per kilogram of the fuel, which is equivalent to 15 parts per million (p.p.m.), commencing June 1, 2006.
Leif Stephanson - Chief, Fuels Section
Oil, Gas and Alternative Energy Division
Environment Canada 351 St. Joseph Boul.
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
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|Canada Gazette||Date published||Volume and number|
|Part 1:||2001-12-22||Vol. 135, No. 51|
|Part 2:||2002-07-31||Vol. 136, No. 16|