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:||10/11/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.4339 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/03/1996)
Transported Air Pollution Mitigation Act of 1996 - Amends Clean Air Act provisions regarding State implementation plans for national primary and secondary ambient air quality standards to require a State, for each upwind area which causes or significantly contributes to a violation of the ambient air quality standard for ozone in a downwind area, to submit a plan revision that requires the upwind area to either: (1) reduce emissions of each air pollutant concerned by an amount necessary to mitigate impacts to pollution concentrations in the downwind area; or (2) make payments to the State or the air quality district as compensation to the downwind area for the costs of emission reduction measures.
Requires a State, for each Moderate ozone nonattainment area determined to cause or significantly contribute to a violation of the national ambient air quality standard for ozone in a downwind area, to submit a plan revision including all provisions necessary for an enhanced vehicle inspection described in provisions concerning Serious areas and Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Requires amendment by a State of its plan for maintenance (required when a State requests redesignation of a nonattainment area as an area which has attained the national ambient air quality standard) to include measures for such an inspection program if the State determines that the area concerned is causing or significantly contributing to a violation of such standards for ozone in a downwind area.