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Comparison of major nonattainment bills to amend the Clean air act

Comparison of major nonattainment bills to amend the Clean air act

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMira Courpas
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989-90, reel 4, fr. 00799
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15457769M

    Nonattainment areas are exempt from the Clean Air Act. F. What new businesses were affected by the Clean Air Act amendments of ? a. bakeries b. dry cleaners c. air conditioner repair services d. all of the above. all of the above. The Endangered Species Act: a. requires only that an EIS be prepared. b. The Clean Air Act of (42 U.S.C. § ) is a United States federal law designed to control air pollution on a national level. It is one of the United States' first and most influential modern environmental laws, and one of the most comprehensive air quality laws in the world. As with many other major U.S. federal environmental statutes, it is administered by the U.S. .

      The Clean Air Act has become a double-edged sword. One edge is the act's laudable objective of protecting public health from the effects of excessive air pollution.   United States officials have enforced a law called The Clean Air Act for more than half a century. The measure gives the federal government power to control air .

    The Clean'Air Act Amendments, of , In June President Bush proposed sweeping revisions to the Clean Air Act. Building on Congressional proposals advanced during the s, the President proposed legislation designed to curb three major threats to the nation's environment and to the health of millions of Americans: acid rain, urban air pollution, and toxic air . Came from amendments to Clean Air Act. Based on health impact of specific pollutants. Specifies concentration limits for criteria pollutants and requires localities to improve air qualities to meet these limits. Calls on EPA to review these standards every 5 years. Established with no regard for cost, and must have adequate margin of safety.


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Comparison of major nonattainment bills to amend the Clean air act Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Comparison of major nonattainment bills to amend the Clean air act. [Mira Courpas; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. As amended by the Clean Air Act amendments, under Section (b) any state or political subdivision may petition EPA for a finding that a major source or group of stationary sources located in another state is emitting pollutants that "significantly contribute" to the nonattainment of a NAAQS by their state.

Clean Air Act (CAA), U.S. federal law, passed in and later amended, to prevent air pollution and thereby protect the ozone layer and promote public Clean Air Act (CAA) gave the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the power it needed to take effective action to fight environmental pollution.

The CAA was expanded from its original set of guidelines, in. Clean Air Act Amendments off Bryan Lee Editor, Air/Water Pollution Report Silver Spring, Maryland When President Bush put his pen to the Clean Air Act Amendments of last November, it marked the end of a decade-long battle in Congress over air pollu-tion and acid rain.

President Bush called the final clean air bill "true to. Clean Air Act Amendments of P.L. Technical correction to list of hazardous air pollutants P.L. Relatively minor laws amending the Act.

If an area designated as an ozone nonattainment area as of the date of enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of has not violated the national primary ambient air quality standard for ozone for the month period commencing on January 1,and ending on Decemthe Administrator shall suspend the application of the.

The Clean Air Act Amendments of added to Title I of the Act a new Part D, which established a new schedule for compliance bywith extensions until in nonattainment areas. 8 The amendments also required state plans to provide for "reasonably available control technology" (RACT) for existing major stationary sources (generally.

‘(D) If, after the date of the enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments ofthe Administrator modifies the method of determining compliance with the national primary ambient air quality standard, a design value or other indicator comparable to in terms of its relationship to the standard shall be used in lieu of for purposes.

The legislative initiative behind the Clean Air Act Amendments of began with the announcement of an administration clean air proposal by President Bush onJ The administration bill was introduced in the House as H.R. on Jby Representative Dingell, 1 and in the Senate as S.

on August 3,by Senator. (A) an affected source as defined by Section of the federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. Section a) as added by Section of the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of (Pub.L. ); (B) a major source as defined by Title III of the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of (Pub.L.

The Clean Air Act Amendments of create a new, balanced strategy for the Nation to attack the problem of urban smog. Overall, the new law reveals the Congress's high expectations of the states and the Federal government.

Nonattainment areas with more serious air quality problems must implement various control measures. The worse the air. Shown Here: Conference report filed in House (10/26/) Title I: Provisions for Attainment and Maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards - Amends the Clean Air Act to require State Governors to designate areas within a State as nonattainment, attainment, or unclassifiable, with regard to air quality standards, and to submit such designations to the.

Congress designed the Clean Air Act to protect public health and welfare from different types of air pollution caused by a diverse array of pollution sources.

Congress established the law’s basic structure in the Clean Air Act Amendments ofand made major. The Clean Air Act (CAA) authorizes EPA to set mobile source limits, ambient air quality standards, hazardous air pollutant emission standards, standards for new pollution sources, and significant deterioration requirements; to identify areas that do not attain federal ambient air.

First, it discusses the potential for major changes to National Ambient Air Quality Standards and the New Source Review program and provides an update on recent Clean Air Act rulemakings. Second, it explains the role of the Science Advisory Board and what SAB review could mean for EPA actions that are currently under consideration.

Clean Air Act - Table of Contents. This page lists the sections of the Clean Air Act as amended in Click on a specific title to see a list of that title's sections.

Click on a specific section to see the text of that section. Title I - Air Pollution Prevention and Control. The federal government responded by enacting a series of air pollution bills, culminating in the Clean Air Act of Fundamental provisions of this law required the following: EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for six major air pollutants: carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen oxide (NOₓ), ozone, particulate matter, and.

Sets forth enforcement provisions. Directs the Administrator to promulgate residual risk standards for units, as required. Includes as major emitting facilities under the Clean Air Act municipal incinerators capable of charging more than 50 tons of refuse per day (currently, only incinerators charging more than tons per day are included).

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Environment and Public Works with amendment, S. Rept. ) Clean Air Act Amendments of - Amends the Clean Air Act (the Act). Title I: Amendments Relating Primarily to Stationary Sources - Amends title I (Air Pollution Prevention and Control) of the Act.

The Clean Air Act defines a "major source" as one that has the potential to emit 10 tons or more per year of any hazardous air pollutant, or 25 tons per year of any combination of hazardous air. 7. Clean Air Act Amendments of The Amendments to the Clean Air Act were signed into law by President Bush on Novem The Amendments substantially increased the role of the federal government in clean air regulation, imposed whole new systems of regulation and established new emission limitation requirements.The CAA classifies nonattainment areas based on the extent to which the area exceeds NAAQS.

The Act sets forth specific pollution controls and attainment dates for each classification. 42 U.S.C. §§ – Other Major Provisions. Other major provisions of the CAA include. Transported Air Pollution, 42 U.S.C.

§ (a)(2)(D).of the Amendments. The third model will be identical to the second, but will introduce changes in rail rates and will show the differential regional impacts of rail rate changes due to differences in dependence on rail.

5. Discuss the implications of the Clean Air Act Amendments and any transportation changes to western coal producers.