NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL
AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Notice of Rule Proposal
N.J.A.C. 7:27-32, 7:27-14, 7:27A-3.10(m) and 7:27B-4, Diesel
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection
(Department) is proposing new rules at N.J.A.C. 7:27-32, Diesel
Retrofit Program, and amendments to N.J.A.C. 7:27-14, Control
and Prohibition of Air Pollution from Diesel-Powered Motor
Vehicles, 7:27A-3.10(m), Air Administrative Procedures and
Penalties, and 7:27B-4, Air Test Method 4: Testing Procedures
for Diesel-Powered Motor Vehicles.
The proposed new rules will require the installation of closed
crankcase ventilation systems (CCVS) or tailpipe retrofit devices
on certain diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, including
school buses, solid waste collection vehicles, publicly owned
commercial buses, privately-owned commercial buses, and publicly
owned on-road vehicles and off-road equipment.
The Department is jointly proposing rules with the Motor Vehicle
Commission regarding the installation of CCVS and the training
of persons who inspect a vehicle pursuant to the periodic or
roadside inspection program or who repair any vehicle because
it failed emissions testing under those inspection programs.
The Department is jointly proposing rules with the State Treasurer
regarding reimbursement of the cost of the purchase and installation
of the required CCVS and retrofit devices.
The proposal is scheduled to be published in the New Jersey
Register dated December 18, 2006. A
copy of the proposal is available from the Department’s
A public hearing concerning the proposal is scheduled as follows:
Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at 9:00 a.m.
Floor Public Hearing Room
of Environmental Protection
E. State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Written comments may be submitted by close of business February
16, 2007 to:
A. Previte, Esq.
Department of Environmental Protection
of Legal Affairs
New Jersey 08625-0402
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