Cars are a major source of air pollution in Pennsylvania. Vehicle
emissions contribute to health and environmental problems such as
air toxics, and global
warming. The DEP offers the following programs and information in
an effort reduce the amount of air pollution from vehicles.
Clean Vehicles Program
Starting with the 2008 model year, new passenger cars and light-duty trucks sold or leased and titled in Pennslvania must be either certified by the California Air Resources Board or certified for all 50 states.
Vehicle Emissions Inspection
If required for your vehicle, emissions inspection is due once a year at the same time or before your annual safety inspection.
Care = Air Care
All cars emit some pollution, but poorly maintained
cars emit more. Learn about common problems and find links for
Cheap and Clean Brochure
Learn how to save money and improve the air
quality in Pennsylvania when making choices on your automobile.