New Jersey Ozone and CO SIPS: Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program
Federal Register Dates:
May 13, 1998 Proposed rule 63 FR 26562
August 26, 1998 Final rule 63 FR 45402
EPA Approval Date:
EPA's approval of revisions to the motor vehicle inspections and maintenance program was effective on September 25, 1998.
SIP revisions dated February 26, 1998 and June 5, 1998.
The SIP revision converts the inspection frequency of the current inspection and maintenance (I/M) program from annual to biennial in order to facilitate the upgrade of the existing state lanes to accommodate the testing equipment for the enhanced program has been approved by EPA. The State will be adding a gas cap inspection to the current I/M program, which will result in a net increase in overall emissions reductions.
New Regulations Included As Part of the SIP:
EPA Region 2 Contact:
Michael Moltzen (212) 637-3710