Air Plan Approval; Georgia; Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program

Publication Date: 
Thursday, December 21, 2023 - 4:00am

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Georgia through the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR), Environmental Protection Division (EPD), on June 8, 2022, and on June 6, 2023. Georgia's June 8, 2022, SIP revision (hereinafter referred to as Georgia's 2022 I/M SIP revision) removes obsolete references and provisions; updates the State's inspection and maintenance (I/M) requirements; updates terminology, in part to reflect advances in test and vehicle technology; and makes other minor changes. The June 6, 2023, SIP revision (hereinafter referred to as Georgia's 2023 I/M SIP revision) removes outdated terminology; updates with new terminology; removes one requirement; and makes other minor changes to Georgia's enhanced I/M program. EPA is proposing to approve these changes pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).

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