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DOL/MSHA RIN: 1219-AB43 Publication ID: Fall 2007
Title: Equivalency Evaluation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Non-Road Diesel Engine Standards
Abstract: MSHA is reviewing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) standards for non-road diesel engines. The review will determine if certain EPA requirements in 40 CFR part 89 (Control of Emissions From New and In-Use Non-road 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).

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL) Priority: Other Significant
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage
Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 7
Legal Authority: 30 USC 957
Legal Deadline: None

Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Intent to Review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Title 03/28/2006 71 FR 15358
End of Comment Period 05/30/2006
Final Action 04/00/2008

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No Government Levels Affected: None
Federalism: No
Energy Effects: No Included in the Regulatory Plan: No
RIN Information URL: Public Comment URL:
Initial (Administrative Startup and /or Capital) Cost: $0 Yearly (Annual Operating) Cost: $0
Agency Contact:
Patricia W. Silvey
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Room 631,1100 Wilson Boulevard,Room 2350
Arlington,VA 22209-3939
Phone:202 693-9440
Fax:202 693-9441