H.R.4859 - Great Smoky Mountain Clean Air Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] (Introduced 07/13/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.4859 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Great Smoky Mountains Clean Air Act of 2000 - Amends the Clean Air Act to identify aggregate emission reduction objectives in connection with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) powerplants.
Introduced in House (07/13/2000)
Sets a modernization deadline for outdated TVA powerplants.
Prohibits TVA from increasing hydroelectric energy generation in order to achieve such mandated objectives if the increase would require a drawdown of any contiguous lake or reservoir between Memorial Day and August 1.