H.R.311 - FUELS Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] (Introduced 01/18/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 113-375|
|Latest Action:||03/12/2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.311 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/11/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act or the FUELS Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to any farm, to require certification of compliance with such rule by: (1) a professional engineer for a farm with an individual tank with an aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons, an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of at least 42,000 gallons, or a history that includes a spill, as determined by the Administrator; or (2) the owner or operator of the farm (via self-certification) for a farm with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons but less than 42,000 gallons and no history of spills. Directs the Administrator to exempt from all requirements of such rule any farm with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of 10,000 gallons or less and no history of spills.
Excludes from the aggregate storage capacity of a farm all containers on separate parcels that have a capacity that is less than 1,320 gallons.