H.R.4339 - Transported Air Pollution Mitigation Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Condit, Gary A. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 10/03/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/11/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (10/03/1996)
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 4339 Introduced in House (IH)] 104th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4339 To amend the Clean Air Act to impose certain requirements on areas upwind of ozone nonattainment areas, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES October 3, 1996 Mr. Condit (for himself, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Radanovich) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Clean Air Act to impose certain requirements on areas upwind of ozone nonattainment areas, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Transported Air Pollution Mitigation Act of 1996''. SEC. 2. SIP REVISIONS FOR AREAS UPWIND OF OZONE NONATTAINMENT AREAS. (a) Requirements for All Areas.--Section 110(a) of the Clean Air Act is amended by inserting the following new paragraph after paragraph (3): ``(4) For each area (hereinafter in this paragraph referred to as an `upwind area') in a State which, as determined by the State, cause or significantly contribute to a violation of the ambient air quality standard for ozone in another area (hereinafter in this paragraph referred to as a `downwind area'), the State shall submit, within 1 year of the date of enactment of this paragraph, a revision of the applicable implementation plan that includes a requirement that either-- ``(A) the upwind area reduce emissions of each air pollutant concerned by an amount determined by the State to be necessary to mitigate impacts caused by the upwind region to air pollution concentrations in the downwind region; or ``(B) the upwind region make payments to the State or to such State's designated air quality district to compensate the downwind area in such amounts as such State finds necessary to pay for the costs of emission reduction measures required to be undertaken in the downwind area.''. (b) Requirements for Moderate Ozone Nonattainment Areas.--Section 182(b)(4) of the Clean Air Act is amended by inserting ``(A)'' after the side heading and by adding the following at the end thereof: ``(B) Within 1 year after the enactment of this subparagraph each moderate area which the State determines to cause or significantly contribute to a violation of the national ambient air quality standards for ozone in a downwind area (as identified by the State under section 110(a)(4)), the State shall submit, immediately after the enactment of this subparagraph, a revision to the applicable implementation plan that includes all provisions necessary to provide for an enhanced vehicle inspection program as described in paragraph (3) of subsection (c) and the regulations of the Administrator adopted pursuant to such paragraph.''. (c) Requirements for Maintenance Plans.--Subsection (a) 175A of the Clean Air Act is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: ``Such plan shall also be amended within 1 year after the later of-- ``(1) the date of enactment of the Transported Air Pollution Mitigation Act of 1996, or ``(2) the date on which the request under section 107(d) is submitted, to include measures to provide for an enhanced vehicle inspection program as described in paragraph (3) of section 182(c) and the regulations of the Administrator adopted pursuant to such paragraph if the State determines that the area requesting redesignation is causing or significantly contributing to a violation of the national ambient air quality standards for ozone in a downwind area (as identified by the State under section 110(a)(4)).''. <all>