S.Res.729 - A resolution expressing the opposition of the Senate to a proposed regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency, now under review in the Office of Management and Budget, that would undercut air quality protections established by Congress in the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 for national parks, national wilderness areas, national monuments, and national seashores.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Introduced 12/10/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2008 Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.729 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/10/2008)
Expresses opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal entitled "Prevention of Significant Deterioration New Source Review: Refinement of Increment Modeling Procedures" and urges that the rule be withdrawn.
Finds that EPA has proposed multiple changes to the PSD program that would conflict with Congress's statutory scheme to preserve, protect, and enhance air quality in national parks, wilderness areas, monuments, and seashores, and in other areas of special natural, recreational, scenic, or historic value.