Summary: H.R.4859 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/13/2000)

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.

Sets a modernization deadline for outdated TVA powerplants.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.