Department Of The Environment/Air And Radiation Administration

Subject: Public Hearing on State Implementation Plan Revision for Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance

The Department of the Environment will hold a public hearing concerning the State's intention to request approval for the Maryland State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision certifying that the existing Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program satisfies the requirements of the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone in the Baltimore ozone nonattainment area.

The public hearing will be held on February 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, 1st Floor Conference Rooms, Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1720. Interested persons are invited to attend and express their views. Comments may be sent to Marcia Ways, Mobile Sources Control Program Manager, Air and Radiation Administration, Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 705, Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1720, or emailed to [email protected]  Comments must be received not later than 5:00 p.m. on February 20, 2018, or be submitted at the hearing.

Copies of the proposed action and supporting documents are available for review at the following locations: The Air and Radiation Administration’s Baltimore office; and the Department of the Environment's website at:

Anyone needing special accommodations at the public hearing should contact the Department's Fair Practices Office at (410) 537-3964. TTY users may contact the Department through the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258.

Contact: Carolyn Jones (410) 537- 4210

February 20, 2018 at 10:30am - 11am