(a) Periodically, the Assistant Secretary will publish the following public notices in the Federal Register:
(1) A list of all agencies which have interim certification or certification; and
(2) A list of agencies to which a notice of denial of interim certification has been issued or for which withdrawal of certification is being proposed.
(b) The Assistant Secretary will publish in the Federal Register a notice soliciting public comment before granting certification to a State or local agency. The notice will invite the public to comment on the relevant State and local laws, as well as on the performance of the agency in enforcing its law. All comments will be considered before a final decision on certification is made.