Summary: S.1336 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/26/1975)

Ozone Protection Act - Declares that the release of chlorofluromethane may pose a danger to public health and safety.

Provides for a study by the National Academy of Sciences of the nature and likelihood of potential effects on public health and the environment of the discharge of such gas.

Directs the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to report to the Congress on such potential effects.

Provides for a program of standards to limit the emissions of such gas from major sources.

Provides for the enforcement of prohibitions upon the manufacture and sale of aerosol spray containers which discharge such gas, including penalties of up to $10,000 in civil fines per day of violation under this Act.

Authorizes appropriations to carry out this Act.