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LADCO – means Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium.
The main purpose of LADCO is to provide technical assessments
for and assistance to its member states on problems of air
quality; and to provide a forum for its member states to discuss
air quality issues.
LAER – means Lowest Achievable Emissions Rate. Under
the Federal Clean Air Act, the most stringent emission limitation derived
from either (1) the most stringent emission limitation in the
implementation plan of any state for such source or category
of source; or (2) the most stringent emission limitation achieved
in practice by such class or category of sources.
LDD – mean Light-Duty Diesel.
LDDT – means Light-Duty Diesel Truck.
LDDV – means light-duty diesel vehicle. A diesel-powered
motor vehicle, other than a diesel bus, that has a GVWR of
8,500 pounds or less and is designed primarily for transporting
persons or property.
LDGT – means light-duty gasoline truck. A gasoline-fueled
motor vehicle that has a GVWR of 8,500 pounds or less, a vehicle
curb weight of 6,000 pounds or less, and a basic frontal area
of 45 square feet or less, and that is designed primarily for
the transportation of property or more than 12 passengers;
or is available with special features enabling off‑street
or off‑highway operation and use.
LDGV – means light-duty gasoline vehicle. A gasoline-fueled
motor vehicle that has a GVWR of 8,500 pounds or less, is designed
primarily for use as a passenger car or is a passenger car
derivative and is capable of seating no more than 12 passengers.
LHDDV – means light heavy-duty Diesel Vehicle.
Lead (Pb) – means elemental lead or any compound containing
lead measured as elemental lead. A heavy metal that is
hazardous to health if breathed or swallowed. Its use in gasoline,
paints, and plumbing compounds has been sharply restricted
or eliminated by federal laws and regulations.