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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AT75 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Light-Duty Vehicle GHG Program Technical Amendments 
Abstract:

This proposed rule would correct minor technical errors in the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions regulations finalized in the 2012 rulemaking establishing standards for model years 2017 to 2025 light-duty vehicles. First, the current regulations pertaining to how credits from the GHG program's advanced technology incentives are calculated result in auto manufacturers receiving fewer credits than intended for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, fuel cell electric vehicles, and natural gas fueled vehicles. In a petition letter submitted jointly by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers in June 2016, automakers requested that EPA correct these regulations. Second, the regulations regarding how to calculate certain types of off-cycle credits contain an error, raising implementation concerns for some manufacturers. The rule would correct this error in order to clarify the calculation.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 600    40 CFR 86   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 to 7671q   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/01/2018  83 FR 49344   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/31/2018 
Final Rule  12/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 336111 Automobile Manufacturing; 336112 Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Manufacturing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Christopher Lieske
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
ASD,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone:734 214-4584
Email: lieske.christopher@epa.gov

Robin Moran
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
NVFEL,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone:734 214-4781
Fax:734 214-4816
Email: moran.robin@epa.gov