H.R.659 - To amend the Clean Air Act and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 to clarify the listing of a unique chemical substance.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5] (Introduced 02/10/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/30/1997 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.659 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/1997)
Amends the Clean Air Act to delete from the glycol ether category in the list of hazardous air pollutants ethylene glycol monobutyl ether as used or emitted by metal or composite can manufacturing.
Amends the toxic chemical release forms provisions of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to delete from the lists of toxic chemicals and extremely hazardous substances employed under such Act any substance that has been deleted or removed from the hazardous air pollutants list unless the Administrator demonstrates on the basis of convincing evidence significant human health or environmental threats posed by the substance's storage, use, or release.