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Clean air act issues for the 104th Congress

Clean air act issues for the 104th Congress

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

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Standards -- United States,
  • Air quality -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Susan L. Mayer.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB95034., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB95034., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1995, 95-IB-95034.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16345640M
    OCLC/WorldCa34222622

    Shown Here: Introduced in House (07/29/) Clean Air Act Amendments of - Title I: Provisions Relating Primarily to Stationary Sources - Amends the Clean Air Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to classify areas which fail to attain the national ambient air quality standard for ozone by the end of into three categories: (1) Moderate Health. Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress Summary The courts and the executive branch have faced major decisions on clean air issues in , with 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 Clean Air Act Amendments of addressed the perceived flaws, establishing a model for later environmental legislation. 5 One senator called the amendments the most fundamental piece of legislation ever enacted by Congress. 6 The amendments introduced the command-and-control approach to federal environmental legislation. They.   The Clean Air Act is a federal law that was passed to protect the public from harmful emission coming out of the both moving and stationary sources. The Clean Air Act allows the Environmental Protection Agency to set up National Ambient Air Quality Standards in order to control any emissions of air pollutants.

      In the President's first term, his EPA and Department of Transportation set landmark clean car and fuel economy standards, under the Clean Air Act .   Historians of the environmental movement are likely to peg Earth Day as a key turning point in the American public's consciousness about environmental problems. I believe that Congress' enactment of the amendments to the Clean Air Act a few months later was an equally significant landmark.


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Get this from a library. Clean air act issues for the th Congress. [Susan L Mayer; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.].

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. This is the one from the th Congress. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 4, to Oct 4, Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information. 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. A bill to impose a moratorium on sanctions under the Clean Air Act with respect to marginal and moderate ozone nonattainment areas, and for other purposes.

(; th Congress S. ). 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 Clean Air Act Handbook, Fourth Edition Covering the entire Clean Air Act statute, this handbook brings together the experience of more than 30 private and public sector practitioners to explain how the CAA is both implemented and practiced.

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.

Summary of H.R - th Congress (): Clean Air Act Amendments of 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 which the states. acid rain additional 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 compliance congressional controversy CRS Issue Brief CRS Report deadline delay implementation Drinking Water electric.

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. Congress passed programs to combat the causes of poverty and tackled environmental problems through the Clean Air Act, the Urban Mass Transportation Act, and the Wilderness Act.

Congress also granted broad authority to Kennedy’s successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson, to use force in Vietnam with the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress One of reports in the series: th Congress available on this site. Description. 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.

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 advocates say it is important that EPA has taken the time to compile the data that show the full impact of the Clean Air Act.

Signed inthe act covers issues such as air quality, emissions limits, ozone protection and fuel standards. The act is estimated to have saved millions of lives in. Clean Air Issues in the th Congress Congressional Research Service Summary Air quality has improved substantially in the United States in the 40 years of EPA’s Clean Air Act regulation, but more needs to be done, according to the agency’s science advisers, to protect public health and the environment from the effects of air pollution.

Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress One of reports in the series: th Congress available on this site. Description. In the early months of the th Congress, the most prominent air quality issue has been whether state and federal regulations designed to protect air quality have had a negative impact on energy production, and, if.

Still, many advocates hope to convince Congress otherwise, and several initiatives floated through Congress in the s. The th Congress considered a number of comprehensive regulatory reform proposals that would have required cost-benefit or risk analyses, including the Contract for America, but these either failed to pass or were.

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 This CRS report, first published on 3 Januarywas written byJames E.

McCarthy, Kate C. Shouse and Richard K. Lattanzio: Clean Air Act Issues in the th Congress. Download CRS_Clean_Air_Act_Congress_3Jan Summary Review of regulations issued under the Obama Administration, with the possibility of their modification or repeal, was the main focus of interest on Clean Air Act issues.To alleviate those problems, Congress Perhaps the worst environmental law on the books today is Superfund, The Clean Air Act amendments should also be repealed.

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