S.792 - A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Muskie, Edmund S. [D-ME] (Introduced 02/07/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Public Works|
|Latest Action:||02/07/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.792 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/07/1973)
Provides that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall not, at any time after June 30, 1975: (1) make any grant in a State in accordance with the Federal Water Pollution Control Act; (2) approve any State permit program in accordance with the Act; or (3) grant any extension of time for achievement of air quality standards in accordance with the Clean Air Act, unless at the time of submission by such State of a permit program, or at the time of the grant application or at the time of a request for extension of time for compliance with air quality standards, that State has in effect an environmental protection permit program approved by the Administrator in accordance with this Act. Lists criteria for the approval of State environmental protection permit programs, terms of such approval and procedures for revocation.
Authorizes the Administrator to make grants to any unit of local government within a State which as a result of actions taken to implement the State environmental protection permit program has suffered a loss of property tax revenues.
Authorizes the Administrator to make grants, upon such terms and conditions as he deems appropriate for the development and revision of a statewide environmental protection permit program.
Provides that each department, agency and instrumentality of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government shall comply with state and local requirements respecting environmental protection.
Authorizes appropriations to carry out the provisions of this Act.