National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory Library Services

The National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) is part of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ), which is responsible for carrying out laws to control air pollution from motor vehicles, engines used in nonroad equipment, and their fuels. OTAQ develops national standards for emissions; evaluates emission control technologies; tests vehicles, engines, and fuels; and determines compliance with federal emission and fuel economy standards. OTAQ also develops inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs, and market and transportation incentive and voluntary emission reduction programs.

The NVFEL Library supports OTAQ staff by providing access to reliable, relevant, and quality information and data that are critical to carrying out EPA’s mission. The NVFEL librarians respond to requests from EPA, other government agencies, and the public in the areas of transportation-related air emissions, fuels, and other pertinent subjects related to the automotive and engine manufacturing, and petroleum refining and distribution industries.

Contact Information

The library is open to the public.

We are located at:
2000 Traverwood Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

We can be contacted at:
Phone: (734) 214-4311
Fax: (734) 214-4525
E-mail: AALibrary@epa.gov

Mailing Address:
US Environmental Protection Agency
NVFEL Library
2000 Traverwood Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Hours of Operation

The library is open from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

Borrowing Policy and Interlibrary Loans

Borrowing privileges are generally limited to EPA staff, other libraries, and local businesses / organizations with established borrowing arrangements and to the public via Interlibrary Loan.

To locate EPA library and repository materials, you can search the EPA National Library Catalog, EPA Libraries’ online catalog.  If you have any questions, please call or e-mail the library.

Information For Other Libraries: We freely share materials with other libraries via Interlibrary Loan. Please contact the library at (734) 214-4311 or AALibrary@epa.gov to request materials via Interlibrary Loan.

About the Collection

The NVFEL library collection began with a concentration in the fields of automotive / transportation engineering, air pollution from mobile sources, fuel economy and data processing. Today these disciplines continue as the focus for collection development at NVFEL. Holdings are comprised of books, periodicals, technical papers, legislative materials and microfiche to support these disciplines.