H.R.6075 - To permit the chief executive of a State to create an exemption from certain requirements of Federal environmental laws for producers of agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buerkle, Ann Marie [R-NY-25] (Introduced 06/29/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||07/02/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.6075 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/2012)
Permits the chief executive of a state to exempt persons in the state acting in their capacity as farmers from a requirement of a covered federal environmental law by determining that such requirement is unduly burdensome to such persons.
Requires the chief executive to solicit and accept public comments for at least 90 days before finalizing any such determination.
Defines "covered federal environmental law" to mean the Clean Air Act insofar as it applies to emissions of air pollutants other than those resulting from the combustion of fossil fuel, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act), and the Solid Waste Disposal Act.