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Federal Register for 1998
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Dec. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 246
Pg. 71117-71122
Title:    Mobile Source Outreach Assistance Competition Fiscal Year 1999: Solicitation Notice

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 246
Pg. 71116
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle Exclusion Determination

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 22, 1998

Volume 63
No. 245
Pg. 70681-70697
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Modification of Federal On-board Diagnostic Regulations for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks; Extension of Acceptance of California OBD II Requirements

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 11, 1998

Volume 63
No. 238
Title:    Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From New CI Marine Engines at or Above 37 kw; Proposed Rule

Action:  Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 9, 1998

Volume 63
No. 236
Pg. 67877-67879
Title:    Final Notification of Health Effects Testing Requirements for Baseline Gasoline and Oxygenated Nonbaseline Gasolines and Approval of an Alternative Emissions Generator

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 3, 1998

Volume 63
No. 232
Pg. 66798-66806
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Certification of Equipment

Action:  Notice of Agency certification of Equipment.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Dec. 1, 1998

Volume 63
No. 230
Pg. 66081-66083
Title:    Phase 2 Emission Standards for New Nonroad Spark-Ignition Engines At or Below 19 Kilowatts

Action:  Proposed rule; Notice of Availability.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Nov. 30, 1998

Volume 63
No. 229
Pg. 65780-63783
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Public Review of a Notification of Intent To Certify Equipment

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Nov. 17, 1998

Volume 63
No. 221
Pg. 63967
Title:    Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From Nonroad Diesel Engines

Action:  Correction
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Nov. 17, 1998

Volume 63
No. 221
Pg. 63807-63812
Title:    Use of Alternative Analytical Test Methods in the Reformulated Gasoline Program and Revision of the Specification for the Mixing Chamber Associated with Animal Toxicity Testing of Fuels and Fuel Additives

Action:  Proposed rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Nov. 17, 1998

Volume 63
No. 221
Pg. 63789-63793
Title:    Use of Alternative Analytical Test Methods in the Reformulated Gasoline Program and Revision of the Specification for the Mixing Chamber Associated With Animal Toxicity Testing of Fuels and Fuel Additives

Action:  Direct final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Oct 26, 1998

Volume 63
No. 206
Pg. 57154-57158
Title:    Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Interim Implementation of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program

Action:  Notice; request for comments.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Oct. 26, 1998

Volume 63
No. 206
Pg. 57121-57123
Title:    Transportation/Air Quality Public Information Initiative: "It All Adds up To Cleaner Air" FY 99 Demonstration Communities; Request for Letters of Interest

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Oct. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 205
Pg. 56967-57023
Title:    Control of Emissions of Air Pollution From Nonroad Diesel Engines

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Oct. 13, 1998

Volume 63
No. 197
Pg. 54753
Title:    Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Modification of the Covered Areas Provision for Reformulated Gasoline

Action:  Correction
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 30, 1998

Volume 63
No. 189
Pg. 52255
Title:    "Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee, Notification of Public Advisory Subcommittee Open Meeting"

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 29, 1998

Volume 63
No. 188
Pg. 52093-52104
Title:    Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Modification of the Covered Areas Provision for Reformulated Gasoline

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 29, 1998

Volume 63
No. 188
Pg. 51990
Title:    "Proposed Advisory Circular 34-1, Fuel Venting and Exhaust Emissions Requirements for Turbine Engine Powered Airplanes
AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT."

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 21, 1998

Volume 63
No. 182
Pg. 50225-50237
Title:    "Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Approval of a Notification of Intent To Certify Equipment"

Action:  Notice of Agency approval of an application for equipment certification.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 21, 1998

Volume 63
No. 182
Pg. 50224-50225
Title:    "Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Verification of Test Parameters and Parts Lists for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks"

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 10, 1998

Volume 63
No. 175
Pg. 48464-48465
Title:    Compliance Program for New Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks

Action:  Proposed rule; extension of public comment period.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Sep. 3, 1998

Volume 63
No. 171
Pg. 47022
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request; Verification of Test Parameters and Parts Lists for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Aug. 7, 1998

Volume 63
No. 152
Pg. 42395-42396
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request; Motor Vehicle Exclusion Determination

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Aug. 5, 1998

Volume 63
No. 150
Pg. 41818-41819
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request; Enforcement Policy Regarding the Sale and Use of Aftermarket Catalytic Converters

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Aug. 3, 1998

Volume 63
No. 148
Pg. 41252-41253
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Information Requirements for Locomotives and Locomotive Engines

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jul. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 141
Pg. 39653-39680
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles; Compliance Programs for New Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks; Proposed Rule

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jul. 20, 1998

Volume 63
No. 138
Pg. 38767-38774
Title:    Optional Certification Streamlining Procedures for Light-Duty Vehicles, Light-Duty Trucks, and Heavy-Duty Engines for Original Equipment Manufacturers and for Aftermarket Conversion Manufacturers; Notice of Proposed Rule

Action:  Notice of proposed rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jul. 9, 1998

Volume 63
No. 131
Pg. 37112-37114
Title:    Change in Minimum Oxygen Content Requirement for Reformulated Gasoline

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jul. 6, 1998

Volume 63
No. 128
Pg. 36401-36402
Title:    Proposed Settlement Agreement; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program

Action:  Notice of proposed settlement agreement.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jul. 1, 1998

Volume 63
No. 126
Pg. 35925-35926
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle Emission Certification and Fuel Economy Compliance; Motorcycles, Light Duty Vehicles and Light Duty Trucks

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 30, 1998

Volume 63
No. 125
Pg. 35586-35587
Title:    Clean Air Act Advisory Committee; Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee Notification of Public Advisory Subcommittee Open Meeting (7/15/98 in Ann Arbor)
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 26, 1998

Volume 63
No. 123
Pg. 34818-34825
Title:    Fuels and Fuel Additives; Amendments to the Enforcement Exemptions for California Gasoline Refiners

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 18, 1998

Volume 63
No. 117
Pg. 33394
Title:    Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act

AGENCY: Department of Justice

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 16, 1998

Volume 63
No. 115
Pg. 32878-32880
Title:    Revision to Addendum to Mobile Source Enforcement Memorandum 1A; Revised Tampering Enforcement Policy for Alternative Fuel Conversions

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 10, 1998

Volume 63
No. 111
Pg. 31682-31684
Title:    Approval of Colorado's Petition to Relax the Federal Gasoline Reid Vapor Pressure Volatility Standard for 1998, 1999, and 2000

Action:  Proposed rulemaking.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 10, 1998

Volume 63
No. 111
Pg. 31627-31631
Title:    Approval of Colorado's Petition to Relax the Federal Gasoline Reid Vapor Pressure Volatility Standard for 1998, 1999, and 2000

Action:  Direct final rulemaking.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 4, 1998

Volume 63
No. 107
Pg. 30438
Title:    State of Alaska Petition for Exemption From Diesel Fuel Sulfur Requirement

Action:  Proposed rule; extension of public comment period.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jun. 3, 1998

Volume 63
No. 106
Pg. 30221-30222
Title:    Air Pollution Control; Nonroad Vehicle and Equipment Emission Inventories

Action:  Notice of Public Workshop.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 28, 1998

Volume 63
No. 102
Pg. 29121-29122
Title:    Emissions Standards for Imported Nonroad Engines
AGENCY: U.S. Customs Service, Department of the Treasury.

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 22, 1998

Volume 63
No. 99
Pg. 28309-28317
Title:    Control of Emissions of Air Pollution from New CI Marine Engines at or Above 37 Kilowatts

Action:  Advance notice of proposed rulemaking.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 14, 1998

Volume 63
No. 93
Pg. 26798-26806
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Certification of Equipment

Action:  Notice of EPA certification of equipment provided by Detroit Diesel Corporation.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 14, 1998

Volume 63
No. 93
Pg. 26795-26798
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Public Review of a Notification of Intent To Certify Equipment

Action:  Notice of Agency receipt of a notification of intent to certify
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 5, 1998

Volume 63
No. 86
Pg. 24781-24782
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives, Gasoline Volatility Rule ICR Renewal

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 4, 1998

Volume 63
No. 82
Pg. 24446-24449
Title:    Amendments to the Test Procedures for Heavy-Duty Engines, and Light-Duty Vehicles and Trucks and Amendments to the Emission Standard Provisions for Gaseous Fueled Vehicles and Engines

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
May 4, 1998

Volume 63
No. 82
Pg. 24429-24434
Title:    IM Program Requirement--On-Board Diagnostic Checks; Amendment to the Final Rule

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 29, 1998

Volume 63
No. 82
Pg. 23501
Title:    Corrections: Direct Final Rule Amending the Test Procedures for Heavy-Duty Engines, and Light Duty Vehicles and Trucks and the Amending of Emission Standard Provisions for Gaseous Fueled Vehicles and Engines

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 28, 1998

Volume 63
No. 81
Pg. 23255-23256
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Draft Tier 2 Study and Fuel Sulfur Paper Availability

Action:  Notice of document availability.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 24, 1998

Volume 63
No. 79
Pg. 20447
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines: Voluntary Standard for Light-Duty Vehicles Correction to 8/26/97 notice "(3)(b)(ii)" should read "(b)(3)(ii)"

Action:  Correction
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 78
Pg. 20159-20162
Title:    Clean Fuel Fleet Program

Action:  Notice of proposed rulemaking; delay of implementation date.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 78
Pg. 20103-20107
Title:    Clean Fuel Fleet Program

Action:  Direct final rule; delay of implementation date.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 16, 1998

Rules and Regulations

Pg. 18977-19084
Title:    Emission Standards for Locomotives and Locomotive Engines (part 1) (part 2) (part 3)

Action:  Final Rule
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 15, 1998

Volume 63
No. 72
Pg. 18403-18406
Title:    Agency: California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards

Action:  Waiver of Federal Preemption--Notice of Waiver Decision and Within the Scope Determination; Notice of Correction and Republication and Opportunity for Public Hearing
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 9, 1998

Volume 63
No. 68
Pg. 17411-17414
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Public Review of a Notification of Intent To Certify Equipment

Action:  Notice of agency receipt of a notification of intent to certify equipment and initiation of 45-day public review and comment period.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Apr. 6, 1998

Volume 63
No. 65
Pg. 16699-16701
Title:    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Light Truck Average Fuel Economy Standard, Model Year 2000
AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 31, 1998

Volume 63
No. 61
Pg. 15401
Title:    Clean Air Act Advisory Committee; Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee Notification of Public Advisory Subcommittee Open Meeting

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 31, 1998

Volume 63
No. 61
Pg. 15399-15400
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Information Requirements for Importation of Nonconforming Marine Engines

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 26, 1998

Volume 63
No. 58
Pg. 14705
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 26, 1998

Volume 63
No. 58
Pg. 14626-14637
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Additional Update of Post-Rebuild Emission Levels in 1998

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 20, 1998

Volume 63
No. 54
Pg. 13662-13664
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Public Review of a Notification of Intent to Certify Equipment

Action:  Notice of agency receipt of a notification of intent to certify equipment and initiation of 45-day public review and comment period.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 20, 1998

Volume 63
No. 54
Pg. 13660-13662
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Approval of an Application for Certification of Equipment

Action:  Notice of agency approval of an application for equipment certification.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 18, 1998

Volume 63
No. 52
Pg. 13244-13245
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives, Fuel Quality Regulations for Highway Diesel Fuel Sold in 1993 and Later Calendar Years

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 11, 1998

Volume 63
No. 47
Pg. 11847-11850
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Increase of the Vehicle Mass for 3-Wheeled Motorcycles

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Mar. 9, 1998

Volume 63
No. 45
Pg. 11374-11375
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines: Finding of National Low Emission Vehicle Program in Effect

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Feb. 24, 1998

Volume 63
No. 36
Pg. 9227-9229
Title:    California State Motor Vehicles Pollution Control Standards; Opportunity for Public Hearing

Action:  Notice of opportunity for public hearing and public comment period.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Feb. 23, 1998

Volume 63
No. 35
Pg. 13244-13245
Title:    Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Registration of Fuels and Fuel Additives--
Health-effects Research Requirements

Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Feb. 19, 1998

Volume 63
No. 33
Pg. 8386
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Modification of Federal On-Board Diagnostic Regulations for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks; Notice of Document Availability

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Feb. 17, 1998

Volume 63
No. 31
Pg. 7718-7720
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines; Modification of Federal On-board Diagnostic Regulations for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks; Extension of Deficiency Policy

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Feb. 6, 1998

Volume 63
No. 25
Pg. 6173-6175
Title:    California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Waiver of Federal Preemption--Notice of Waiver Decision and Within the Scope Determination

Action:  Notice.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jan. 29, 1998

Volume 63
No. 19
Pg. 4445-4448
Title:    Retrofit/Rebuild Requirements for 1993 and Earlier Model Year Urban Buses; Approval of an Application for Certification of Equipment and Amendment to a Previously-Approved Certification

Action:  Notice of agency approval of an application for equipment certification. (ECS)
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jan. 27, 1998

Volume 63
No. 17
Pg. 3949-4036
Title:    Phase 2 Emission Standards for New Nonroad Spark-Ignition Engines At or Below 19 Kilowatts

Action:  Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jan. 9, 1998

Volume 63
No. 6
Pg. 1362-1368
Title:    Minor Amendments to Inspection Maintenance Program Evaluation Requirements; Amendment to the Final Rule

Action:  Final rule.
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office
Jan. 7, 1998

Volume 63
No. 4
Pg. 925-987
Title:    Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines: State Commitments to National Low Emission Vehicle Program; Final Rule

Action:  Final Rule
Can be found at U.S. Government Printing Office

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