For immediate release
ST. LOUIS, MO, August 22, 2019 – The Equipment Dealers Association announced today the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will provide a webinar tailored for North American equipment dealers on the issues surrounding illegal engine tampering and best practices to ensure dealerships avoid violations of the Clean Air Act. This webinar is free for EDA members and will be held on September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm (CST).
Created for dealership management and equipment technicians, this webinar will be led by EPA Staff Members and will cover:
- Explaining the problems associated with illegal engine tampering and the environmental impact;
- Explaining the obligations of equipment dealerships under the Clean Air and the steps dealerships should take to ensure compliance with the law (and avoid liability);
- Explaining the tools that dealers can utilize to report tampered equipment brought into the dealership for service.
All dealer registrants to this webinar will receive EDA’s most up to date resources on illegal tampering including legal compliance memoranda and customizable forms. Prior to each webinar, registrants are invited to submit questions to be answered during the presentation. There will also be an opportunity for additional Q&A following each webinar.
Founded in 1900, the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) is a non-profit trade organization representing 4,500 retail dealers extensively engaged in the sale and service of agricultural, construction, industrial, forestry, outdoor power, lawn and garden, and/or turf equipment. EDA provides essential value to its members by enhancing the dealer-manufacturer relationship and advocating for a positive legislative and regulatory environment. EDA is headquartered in St. Louis, MO and is affiliated with regional associations located throughout the United States and Canada.