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[April 30, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 82)]
[Unified Agenda]

Department of Labor (DOL)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Long-Term Actions


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1820. 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: MSHA is reviewing 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 89 (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 existing 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
Final Action                    04/00/08

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

URL For More Information:
www.msha.gov/regsinfo.htm www.regulations.gov

URL For Public Comments:
www.regulations.gov

Agency Contact: Patricia W. Silvey, Director, Office of Standards,
Regulations, and Variances, Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health
Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209-3939
Phone: 202 693-9440
Fax: 202 693-9441
Email: silvey.patricia@dol.gov

RIN: 1219-AB43

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