H.R.1256 - Clean Smokestacks Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29] (Introduced 03/27/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/16/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1256 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Clean Smokestacks Act of 2001 - Amends the Clean Air Act (CAA) to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate regulations to achieve specified reductions in emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon dioxide, and mercury from powerplants (electric generation facilities with a nameplate capacity of 15 megawatts or more that use a combustion device to generate electricity for sale) by January 1, 2007.
Introduced in House (03/27/2001)
Requires powerplants, on the later of the date 30 years after the powerplant commenced operation or five years after this Act's enactment, to comply with the most recent new source performance standards under CAA provisions regarding air quality and emissions limitations and with specified requirements for modified sources.