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Oklahoma SIP: OK 252:100-15. Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Devices, SIP effective 2000-01-03 (OKc48). NOT in SIP effective 2016-01-04 (OKd15)

Regulatory Text:
Oklahoma Administrative Code.  Title 252.  Department of Environmental Quality

Chapter 100.  Air Pollution Control (OAC 252:100)

As adopted in the Oklahoma Register May 16, 1994 (14 Ok Reg 2031) effective May 26, 1994.
Approved by EPA November 3, 1999 (64 FR 59629) effective January 3, 2000 (OKc48).

Removed from SIP November 3, 2015 (80 FR 67647) effective January 4, 2016 (OKd15), docket EPA-R06-OAR-2011-0034 [OK017].

252:100-15-1.  Purpose, OKc48
252:100-15-2.  Definitions, OKc48
252:100-15-3.  Scope, OKc48
252:100-15-4.  Prohibitions, OKc48
252:100-15-5.  Maintenance, repair, or testing, OKc48
252:100-15-6.  Liquefied petroleum gas, OKc48

252:100-15-1.  Purpose

     This Subchapter is for the purpose of preventing, abating, and controlling air pollutants which would otherwise be emitted through the operation of motor vehicles and of motor vehicle engines.

252:100-15-2.  Definitions

     The following words and terms, when used in this Subchapter, shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
     "Evaporating loss control system" means a system or device designed and installed in such a manner as to reduce or prevent the emission to the atmosphere of the vapors of the hydrocarbon fuel contained in the fuel tank, carburetor, and/or fuel pump of the motor vehicle.
     "Exhaust emission control system" means a system, device, or engine modification designed and installed in such a manner as to reduce or prevent the emission to the atmosphere of air pollutant gases, vapors, and particulate matter released from the motor vehicle engine through the exhaust manifold and tailpipe.
     "Motor vehicle" means a self-propelled, wheeled vehicle designed for normal use on public streets and highways.
     "Motor vehicle pollution control device" means any or all of the devices or systems referred to in this Subchapter and designed to control or prevent air pollution emissions from motor vehicles.
     "New vehicle" means a motor vehicle which is in the possession of persons in the channels of commerce in such a manner that the vehicle is not subject to registrations with the Oklahoma State Tax Commission by the ultimate purchaser.
     "Positive crankcase ventilator" means a system or device designed and installed in such a manner as to prevent or reduce the release or emission to the outside atmosphere of gases and/or  vapors produced or otherwise present in the crankcase of the engine of a motor vehicle.

252:100-15-3.  Scope

     This Subchapter shall apply to all motor vehicles, registered or subject to registration with the Oklahoma State Tax Commission, in which, as new vehicles, motor vehicle pollution control devices have been installed by virtue of federal laws and regulations, in effect now and hereafter, requiring such devices to be installed.  However, nothing in this Subchapter shall supersede or otherwise modify such federal laws and rules, nor shall anything in this Subchapter be construed to require the installation of motor vehicle pollution control devices on motor vehicles not referred to by such federal laws and rules.

252:100-15-4.  Prohibitions

     No person shall cause, suffer, allow, or permit the removal, disconnection, and/or disabling of a positive crankcase ventilator, exhaust emission control system, or evaporative loss control system which has been installed on a motor vehicle; nor shall any person defeat the design purpose of any such motor vehicle pollution control device by installing therein or thereto any part or component which is not an authentic replacement part or component of the device.

252:100-15-5.  Maintenance, repair, or testing

     For the purpose of routine maintenance, repair, or testing of the motor vehicle, its components, or the motor vehicle pollution control devices, the motor vehicle or its engine may not be operated on public streets or highways with the motor vehicle pollution control devices removed or otherwise rendered inoperable.

252:100-15-6.  Liquefied petroleum gas

     Operation of a motor vehicle or its engine which uses liquefied petroleum gas as fuel is hereby exempted from provisions of this Subchapter.

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