Tesla Motors Pays Fine For Lacking Emissions Certificate Of Conformity... Even Though It Lacks Emissions

from the funny-how-that-works dept

A few of you sent over this bizarre story of how famed electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors apparently need to pay a $275,000 fine for lacking a "Certificate of Conformity" from the EPA, needed to comply with the Clean air Act. As is noted in the article, it doesn't seem like Tesla should have to get such documentation in the first place, seeing as it doesn't even have a tailpipe, but such is the nature of regulations being a bit behind the technology times.
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Filed Under: emissions, fines, regulations
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    nasch (profile), 2 Sep 2010 @ 1:19pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:

    I never said you will run out, but that doesn't mean you won't have less oxygen.

    What is the percentage of oxygen in the atmosphere compared to inside a typical house?

    But to some degree some level of lactate fermentation is always happening.

    What percentage is it happening with the windows closed, and what percentage with them open?

    The toxins your body releases, like methane among others.

    If you're releasing enough methane to make the air toxic, you have way bigger problems than opening a window will solve. Seriously.

    Of course it does, your skin and body releases waste into the air

    Other than methane, methyl mercaptan, and hydrogen sulfide, released in very small quantities in flatulence, what toxins does the body release into the air? And in the quantities it releases them, what harmful effects do they have?

    It will raise the partial pressure of oxygen in your body now that you're breathing fresher air.

    Again, by how much? I mean, you have information to back up these claims, right?

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