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[April 24, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 78)]
[Unified Agenda]
[Page 22919]

Department of Labor (DOL)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Prerule Stage


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1954. EQUIVALENCY EVALUATION OF THE U.S.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'S NONROAD DIESEL ENGINE STANDARDS


Priority: Other Significant

Legal Authority: 30 USC 957

CFR Citation: 30 CFR 7

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This notice announces our intention to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) standards for nonroad diesel engines. The review will determine if certain EPA requirements in 40 CFR part 189, Control of Emissions From New and In-Use Nonroad Compression-Ignition Engines, provide, or can be modified to provide, at least the same degree of protection as our existing applicable requirements in 30 CFR part 7, subpart E-Diesel Engines Intended for Use in Underground Coal Mines. This review is limited to the testing of Category B diesel engines as defined in 30 CFR 7.82, Definitions.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Notice of Intent to review the 
U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency Title                    03/28/06                    71 FR 15358
End of Comment Period           05/30/06


Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Patricia W. Silvey, Acting Director, Office of
Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Department of Labor, Mine Safety
and Health Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2349, Arlington,
VA 22209-3939
Phone: 202 693-9440
Fax: 202 693-9441
Email: silvey.patricia@dol.gov

RIN: 1219-AB43

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