S.670 - Renewable Fuels Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] (Introduced 03/30/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||03/30/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.670 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Renewable Fuels Act of 2001 - Amends the Clean Air Act to: (1) establish specified limitations on the aromatic hydrocarbon content of reformulated gasoline (RFG); (2) authorize prohibitions on the use of fuels that contribute to water pollution anticipated to endanger public health or welfare; (3) ban the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in gasoline within four years of this Act's enactment; (4) phase in specified clean alternative and renewable fuel content requirements; and (5) apply, upon State application, prohibitions on the sale of conventional gasoline in covered areas (areas requiring the use of RFG), to nonclassified areas (opt-in areas).
Introduced in Senate (03/30/2001)
Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize the use of funds from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund to: (1) carry out corrective actions with respect to releases of MTBE that present a risk to human health, welfare, or the environment; and (2) conduct inspections, issue orders, or bring actions under the underground storage tank regulation program.