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Vehicle Inspection Program EPA Letter

Revisions to the State Implementation Plan

Honorable Alan J. Steinberg
Regional Administrator
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Region 2
290 Broadway, 26th Floor
New York, New York 10007-1866

Dear Regional Administrator Steinberg:

On behalf of the Governor of the State of New York, I am submitting for approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the following revision to the New York State Implementation Plan (SIP):


Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 217, Motor Vehicle Emissions, were adopted on September 30, 2002 and became effective on October 30, 2002. Those amendments form the basis of this SIP revision. Included within this revision are the following Appendices:

Appendix 1 - NYSDEC Regulations, 6 NYCRR Part 200 and 6 NYCRR Part 217-1
Appendix 2 - NYSDMV Regulations, 15 NYCRR Part 79
Appendix 3 - NYSDEC On-board Diagnostic Public Hearings
Appendix 4 - Upstate New York Demographics (1990), I/M Geographic Coverage
Appendix 5 - Upstate Low Enhanced Performance Standard Modeling
Appendix 6 - Statewide Summary of Vehicles
Appendix 7 - NYSDMV Emissions Inspection Procedure Manual (VS-28 revised November 2002)
Appendix 8 - NYVIP Request for Proposals, NYVIP Technical Summary, Optional NYTEST OBD Specifications
Appendix 9 - DEC NYVIP Test Script
Appendix 10 - DMV Audit Procedures
Appendix 11 - DMV "Procedure to Process Complaints"

This completes our SIP revision request. Should you have any questions regarding this SIP revision package, please contact Mr. John Kent, Bureau of Air Quality Planning, of my staff at (518) 402-8396.


Carl Johnson
Deputy Commissioner
Office of Air and Waste Management


R. Werner - EPA (2 copies of enclosures)
D. Shaw - NYSDEC (wo/encls.)
J. Kent - NYSDEC (wo/encls.)
D. Savage - NYSDMV (wo/encls.)
M. Maher - NYSDMV (wo/encls.)

Note: The following information was included in the NY I/M SIP but not listed as an enclosure in the Letter: "Appendices and Revisions to NYTEST Technical Specifications." (1,352 kb PDF)

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