5 edition of Clean Air Act issues in the 108th Congress found in the catalog.
Clean Air Act issues in the 108th Congress
James E. McCarthy
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
|Statement||James E. McCarthy.|
|Series||CRS issue brief -- IB10107a., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-10107a.|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||13|
The Clean Air Act shows the power of Congress to change lives. By Take heart, friends – all hope is not lost for our climate, and our clean air and water. Today I was honored to join an event. By. Clean Air Issues in the th Congress: An Overview Congressional Research Service Summary As the th Congress has considered air quality issues, oversight of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory actions has been the main focus. Of particular interest has been EPA’s Clean Air Act regulations on emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).
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Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress One of reports in the series: th Congress available on this site. Showing of 19 pages in this report.
Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress Review and rollback of Clean Air Act rules to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power plants, cars and trucks, and the oil and gas sector has been a major focus of the Trump Administration since it took office in.
The Clean Air Act is a law with a year track record of cutting dangerous pollution to protect human health and the environment. Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this legislation has prevented more thanpremature deaths and hundreds of millions of cases of respiratory and cardiovascular disease.
Clean Air Act and Related Issues - th Congress () The th Congress convened on January 3, and continues until January 3, The U.S. Senate is now comprised of 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats and 2 Independents who caucus with the Democrats. The Congressional Record Index lets you use keywords to search or browse the official record of debates of the U.S.
Congress. In the th Congress, the most prominent air quality issue has been whether state and federal regulations designed to protect air quality are having a negative impact on energy production, and, if so, whether legislation should be enacted to reform such regulations.
The early discussion focused primarily on California, but with the release of the Administration’s energy policy Cited by: 1. Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress: In Brief Congressional Research Service Summary Review of regulations issued under the Obama Administration, with the possibility of their modification or repeal, has been the main focus of interest on Clean Air Act issues in the th Congress and in the executive and judicial branches in and Clean air act issues.
Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, - Science - 15 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book Agency Agriculture air pollution Air Quality Standards April April 23 auto emissions Automobile Emission Controls Border Smog Clean Air Act Committee on Commerce Committee on Environment commuter vehicles.
Congress established much of the basic structure of the Clean Air Act inand made major revisions in and Dense, visible smog in many of the nation's cities and industrial centers helped to prompt passage of the legislation at the height of the national environmental movement.
Clean Air Act and Related Issues - th Congress () The th Congress was sworn in on January 3, and continues through The U.S. Senate is now comprised of 51 Republicans, 47 Democrats and 2 Independents who caucus with the Democrats.
Apr 9, S. (th). A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to establish a national uniform multiple air pollutant regulatory program for the electric generating sector. Ina. The United States has made great progress since in cleaning the air, but the job is far from complete.
Novem marks a milestone in Clean Air Act history, the signing of the Amendments. These amendments set the stage for protecting the ozone layer, reducing acid rain and toxic pollutants, and improving air quality and visibility.
Clean Air Issues in the th Congress Congressional Research Service 2 second round of GHG standards for trucks in Augustproviding Congress important opportunities to review the agency’s actions.
GHG Emission Standards for Motor Vehicles Unlike its critics, EPA has concluded that the Clean Air Act requires action to control GHGFile Size: KB. The Clean Air Act requirements are comprehensive and cover many different pollution sources and a variety of clean-up methods to reduce common air pollutants.
Many of the clean-up requirements for particle pollution and ground-level ozone involve large industrial sources (such as power plants, chemical producers, and petroleum refineries), as. S. (th).
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to reduce emissions from electric powerplants, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress. By James E McCarthy and and Industry Division Science Resources. Abstract.
Clean air issues were discussed at length in the th Congress, but legislation was not enacted, leaving the same issues for possible consideration in the th.
The most prominent air quality issues discussed in this report. The page Clean Air Act amendments of expanded federal authority to establish and enforce clean air regulations and dealt with acid rain and ozone depletion.
It required the EPA to conduct an analysis of the impact of the Clean Air Act on the public health, economy, and environment and submit a report to Congress every two years. The Clean Air Act. The Clean Air Act—whose basic structure was established inand then amended in and —is a United States federal law designed to protect human health and the environment from the effects of air pollution.
Government Publishing Office. U.S. Congress Senate Congressional Committee. CLEAN AIR ACT OVERSIGHT ISSUES. Date(s) Held:th Congress, 1st Session. 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. Environmental Enacted by: the 88th United States Congress. Clean Air Act. The Clean Air Act of is a U.S.
federal law intended to reduce air pollution and protect air quality. The act — which underwent major revisions in and — deals with ambient air pollution (that which is present in the open air) as well as source-specific air pollution (that which can be traced to identifiable sources, such as factories and automobiles).Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress Summary The courts and the executive branch have faced major decisions on clean air issues inwith Congress playing a limited role.
One focus has been the EPA Administrator’s Septem decision regarding air quality standards for fine particles. According to EPA and the consensus of the scientific community, current concentrations of. The guiding paradigm of the Clean Air Act is the control of hazardous pollutants that have a direct impact on human health and the environment.
The predominant tool legislated by Congress in the Clean Air Act relies on identifying the technology solutions that are used by the best facilities and requiring their application by all other similar.