Clean Air Act


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Clean Air Act

A federal law, enacted in 1956 and amended many times since then, that empowers the administration to protect the public health and welfare by defining and attempting to control atmospheric pollutants, including automotive and factory exhausts such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, particulates, and lead.
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Business groups have strongly argued against making regulations through the Clean Air Act, saying it is less flexible and more costly than the cap-and-trade bill being considered before Congress.
The EPA announcement also lays the groundwork for a more sweeping executive order expected in the coming weeks: an "endangerment finding" that would trigger a requirement for the federal government to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act without new legislation.
For example, the Clean Air Act requires "major" sources of pollutants - those emitting more than 250 tons annually - to obtain costly and time-consuming permits before building or expanding.
From my perspective, I don't see how you could come to any other conclusion that the Clean Air Act does include the regulation of carbon dioxide.
In the course of investigating the Clean Air Act violations, Haried and his colleagues also uncovered a whole new set of allegations relating to mail fraud.
In the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, Congress mandated production of a new, cleaner fuel that must reach the marketplace by 1995.
The workshop at the Congress of Cities is entitled, "Act Now or Pay Later: Complying with the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments," and will be held on December 15 from 2:15 p.
Rolling back Clean Air Act protections "would expose the public to unsafe levels of air pollution that can make people sick or kill them" APHA said in a letter to senators urging them to support full implementation of the act.
Now, a congressional investigation has revealed that Johnson planned to accept his staff's recommendation that he grant California's waiver from the federal Clean Air Act.
This omnibus energy bill rolls back the Clean Air Act and opens the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling.
Tyler Pipe must apply for a Clean Air Act Title V permit, however, in its Title V permit application the company claimed that the south plant cupola had not been modified since 1971 and was not subject to Title V requirements.
Equally important, the White House is also pressing for changes in the 1970 federal Clean Air Act.