Sites continue to be approved by the state as inspection stations for the federally mandated auto emission tests which have begun in the area.

All vehicles of 1975 model year and newer must pass an exhaust test before the state will renew the vehicle registration this year. The law applies to vehicles registered in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park. It does not apply to vehicles registered in Loudoun County.

In addition to the sites listed in the Jan. 7 Virginia Weekly, the following businesses have been approved as emission inspection stations, according to the state police:

Arlington County Arlex Exxon, 2316 Shirlington Rd. Brown Lincoln-Mercury, 3910 Lee Hwy. Rosenthal Chevrolet, 3400 Columbia Pike.

Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax County Bob Tedd Motors, 9547 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Calvert Auto Center, 15th Street Gunston Road, Fort Belvoir. Camp Washington Exxon, 11015 Main St., Fairfax. Foxchase Exxon, 4657 Duke St., Alexandria. J.C. Penney, 11801 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. Lee Volkswagen, 6571 Backlick Rd., Springfield. Lorton Shell, 8015 Lorton Rd., Lorton. Merchant's Tire Center, 5220 Duke St., Alexandria. Merchant's Tire Center, 6230 Rolling Rd., Springfield. Newgate Exxon, 14049 Lee Hwy., Centreville. Ourisman Dodge, 5900 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. Springfield Amoco, 6703 Backlick Rd., Springfield. Springfield Mobil, 6400 Backlick Rd., Springfield.

Prince William County Chuck's Exxon, 8500 Centreville Rd., Manassas Park. Dudley Martin Chevrolet, 8000 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Jerry's Giant Lincoln-Mercury, 8820 Centreville Rd., Manassas. Koons Pontiac & Oldsmobile, 7105 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Merchant's Firestone Inc., 13980 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge. Merchant's Tire Center, 4302 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge. Merchant's Tire Center, 7880 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Simmon's Union 76, 18405 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. Stringers Exxon, 12850 Gordon Blvd., Woodbridge. Town & Country Buick, 1108 Horner Rd., Woodbridge. Ward's Shell, 17013 Dumfries Rd., Dumfries.