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Finding 3-19. ACES is a cooperative, multi-party effort to characterize the emissions and assess the safety and potential health effects of new, advanced engine systems, aftertreatment, fuels and lubricants. It is an animal study using rats and not focusing on the direct effects on humans. DOE is providing the major funding for this program.

Recommendation 3-19. The committee endorses the DOE funding of this study and recommends that this continue for the remainder of the study until results become available in the 2012-2013 time period.


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