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EPA Stationary Source Regulations Suspension Act

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A bill to suspend, until the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, any Environmental Protection Agency action under the Clean Air Act with respect to carbon dioxide or methane pursuant to certain proceedings, other than with respect to motor vehicle emissions, and for other purposes.

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01/31/2011Introduced in Senate

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01/31/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Action By: Senate
01/31/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S361)
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Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Webb, Jim [D-VA]* 01/31/2011
Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]* 01/31/2011
Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD]* 01/31/2011
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 01/31/2011
Sen. Nelson, Ben [D-NE]* 01/31/2011
Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND]* 01/31/2011

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Senate Environment and Public Works01/31/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/31/2011)

EPA Stationary Source Regulations Suspension Act - Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), until the end of the two-year period beginning after this Act's enactment, from taking any action under the Clean Air Act (CAA) with respect to any stationary source permitting requirement or requirement concerning standards of performance for new stationary sources relating to carbon dioxide or methane.

Prohibits any action taken by the Administrator before the end of such period (including any action before enactment of this Act) from being considered to make carbon dioxide or methane a pollutant subject to regulation under the CAA for any source other than a new motor vehicle or new motor vehicle engine.

Exempts from such prohibitions: (1) any action under the CAA's emission standards for motor vehicles, (2) any action relating to the preparation of a report or the enforcement of a reporting requirement, or (3) any action relating to the provision of technical support at a state's request.