Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 45 "Rhode Island Diesel Engine Anti-Idling Program"
|Title||250||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management|
|Subchapter||05||Air Pollution Control|
|Part||45||Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 45 "Rhode Island Diesel Engine Anti-Idling Program"|
|Type of Filing||Adoption|
|Regulation Status||Inactive View Active Rule|
|Effective||07/19/2007 to 07/19/2007|
Regulation Authority :
RIGL 23-23-29 and 31-16.1
Purpose and Reason :
On July 10, 2006, Governor Carcieri signed into law the Anti-Idling Act, which prohibits the unnecessary idling of diesel powered equipment. The Act requires the Department of Environmental Management to adopt rules governing diesel engine idling in order to restrict the unnecessary operation of diesel motor vehicles and non-road diesel engines.