H.R.7250 - Arctic Climate Preservation Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] (Introduced 10/02/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||10/02/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.|
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Summary: H.R.7250 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/02/2008)
Arctic Climate Preservation Act - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) conduct a study of black carbon and organic carbon emissions; and (2) propose regulations under the Clean Air Act to reduce emissions of black carbon. Defines "black carbon" as the strongly light absorbing component of carbonaceous aerosols.
Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on the amount, type, and direction of all U.S. foreign aid for reducing black carbon pollution.
States the policy of the United States with respect to international agreements and treaties relating to the reduction of black carbon emissions, protection of the Arctic environment, the the threat to polar bears from global warming, human rights under the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, and the reduction of shipping pollution through domestic means and through the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships (MARPOL).