[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 136 (Wednesday, July 16, 1997)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 38053]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-18713]



40 CFR Part 86


Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles and New Motor 
Vehicle Engines; Modification of Federal On-Board Diagnostic 
Regulations for Light-Duty Vehicles and Light-Duty Trucks; Extension of 
Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) is 
extending the comment period on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 
(NPRM) for modifications to the federal on-board diagnostics program, 
which appeared in the Federal Register on May 28, 1997 (see 62 FR 
28932). The public comment period was to end on July 28, 1997. The 
purpose of this notice is to extend the comment period an additional 12 
days beyond that, to end on August 8, 1997. This extension of the 
comment period is provided to allow commenters a full 30 days to 
respond to this notice following the public hearing, which will be held 
on July 9, 1997.

DATES: EPA will accept public comments on the Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking until August 8, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted (in duplicate if 
possible) to: the EPA, Air Docket, Room M-1500 (Mail Code 6102), 
Waterside Mall, Attn: Docket A-96-32, 401 M Street, SW., Washington, DC 
    Materials relevant to this rulemaking are contained in Docket No. 
A-96-32. The docket is located at The Air Docket, 401 M Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20460, and may be viewed in room M1500 between 8:00 a.m. 
and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The telephone number is (202) 
260-7548 and the facsimile number is (202) 260-4400. A reasonable fee 
may be charged by EPA for copying docket material. The hearing will be 
held at the Holiday Inn, North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Holly Pugliese, Vehicle Programs and 
Compliance Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2565 
Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, Telephone 313-668-4288, or 
Internet e-mail at ``[email protected].''

    Dated: July 9, 1997.
Mary D. Nichols,
Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation.
[FR Doc. 97-18713 Filed 7-15-97; 8:45 am]