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SIP Revision: Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance (I/M), April 19, 2000

Revision to the State Implementation Plan for vehicle inspection and maintenance adopted on April 19, 2000.

On April 19, 2000, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) adopted a revision to the Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions served as the required next step in the attainment demonstration planning process for the Beaumont–Port Arthur (BPA), Dallas–Fort Worth (DFW), and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) ozone nonattainment areas. This Web page provides information on this revision to the SIP.

About the Revision

Adoption Date: 04/19/2000
Proposal Date: 12/16/1999
EPA Approval Date: 11/14/01 (66 FR 57261Exit the TCEQ)
Key Changes: This SIP revision modifies the vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) program to include on-board diagnostic checks and acceleration simulation mode test equipment or its equivalent. The I/M program is one element of the control strategy to reduce emissions of ozone precursor compounds necessary for the counties included in the DFW, El Paso, and HGB ozone nonattainment areas to be able to demonstrate attainment with the national ambient air quality standards for ozone.

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SIP Narratives and Appendices

I/M SIP (Project No. 1999-055C-SIP-AI)


Related Rules

I/M Rules

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David Serrins
Air Quality Planning Section, TCEQ
Phone: 512-239-1954

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