Tag: Emissions

Vehicle Emissions Testing Program – Mobile Sources

*Update

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, vehicle emissions testing has been temporarily suspended. All test stations will be closed through April 30, 2020. The closure may be extended depending on circumstances. The Secretary of State’s Office (S0S) has extended vehicle registration expiration dates to at least 30 days after SOS Drivers Services facilities reopen, allowing motorists to wait to have their vehicles tested and renew vehicle registrations. SOS Drivers Services facilities are currently closed through April 30, 2020. The Illinois Air Team Call Center remains open and available to address motorist emission testing questions.

 

Air Team LogoMotor vehicle exhaust emissions are a significant source of pollution, including carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons. These pollutants can be harmful to human health and the environment and lead to the formation of ground level ozone (smog). Exhaust emissions from cars and trucks are one of the single greatest sources of air pollution in the

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Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions | Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

Overview

Pie chart of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by economic sector in 2017. 28 percent is from electricity, 29 percent is from transportation, 22 percent is from industry, 12 percent is from commercial and residential, and 9 percent is from agriculture.Total Emissions in 2017 = 6,457 Million Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent. Percentages may not add up to 100% due to independent rounding.

* Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry in the United States is a net sink and offsets approximately 11 percent of these greenhouse gas emissions, not included in total above. All emission estimates from the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2017.

Larger image to save or printGreenhouse gases trap heat and make the planet warmer. Human activities are responsible for almost all of the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere over the last 150 years.1 The largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in the United States is from burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation.

EPA tracks total U.S. emissions by publishing the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. This annual report estimates

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Emissions testing hours are Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM, and Saturday from 8AM to 1PM. No testing on Sundays and most major holidays.

Locate a Test Center

The Connecticut Vehicle Emissions Program is designed to be convenient. Testing is administered through a network of privately owned automotive service facilities located throughout the state click here to find a Test Center near you.

Each facility will have an exterior sign with their official Test Center number, provide designated emissions testing parking and a waiting area where you can view the test and review program literature.

Are you getting your test today?  Click here to see the latest test center closures.

What if I Failed the Test?

If your vehicle failed the emissions test, then it’s exceeding the allowable emissions standards for the year it was manufactured. Vehicles that fail need to be repaired and retested within 60 calendar days from the date of the initial test. Click here for information on failing the Connecticut Emissions Test.

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