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Reformulated diesel fuel

United States Patent

7,018,524
March 28, 2006
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Reformulated diesel fuels for automotive diesel engines which meet the requirements of ASTM 975-02 and provide significantly reduced emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO.sub.x) and particulate matter (PM) relative to commercially available diesel fuels.
McAdams; Hiramie T. (Carrollton, IL), Crawford; Robert W. (Tucson, AZ), Hadder; Gerald R. (Oak Ridge, TN), McNutt; Barry D. (Arlington, VA)
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC), N/A (
10/ 359,213
20050173299
February 6, 2003
This invention relates to diesel fuels and more particularly to reformulated diesel fuels for automotive diesel engines meeting the requirements of ASTM 975-02 Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils and providing significantly reduced emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO.sub.x) and particulate matter (PM). The United States Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.