Clean Air Act


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Clean Air Act

A federal statute enacted in 1963 that was the first of a series of acts and amendments that exerted increasing federal pressure on air polluters to clean up their emissions.
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Looking forward, stability for IPC's ratings will depend upon continued good operations at Clinton, further cost cutting efforts, sustained growth in electric sales, and a favorable resolution concerning Clean Air Act compliance.
Sometimes, says Guerrero, it can take years to develop the true bipartisan consensus needed to change major laws such as Superfund or the Clean Air Act.
The Clean Air Act is a cornerstone of the environmental progress that we've seen in the U.
If EPA decides emissions standards are warranted, cadmium will be listed under the new Clean Air Act.
Contact your Senators and urge them to oppose attempts to weaken or delay implementation of the Clean Air Act.
One option would involve replacing the Clean Air Act requirement for oxygenated fuels with a performance standard on ambient air CO standards, then allowing states to meet the standard as they deem fit.
While the year 2000 deadline for phasing out the five most destructive chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), three halons and carbon tetrachloride remains unchanged, the revised Clean Air Act speeds a phaseout of methyl chloroform production by three years, to 2002.
From 1995 to 1998, she was an engineer for the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection's Division for Air Quality where she implemented Title V of the Clean Air Act, oversaw the development of Title V Permits and Construction/Modification Permits, conducted Air Emission Inventory and trained new engineers.
Chamber of Commerce, which brought the suit against the EPA challenging the proposed rules, crowed in a subsequent press release that it had "smoked" the EPA on Clean Air Act rules.
The federal Clean Air Act calls for a risk no greater than one case per million, according to the report.
5 designations under the Clean Air Act will not occur until at least 2004;
The report recommends that Congress move as quickly as possible to reauthorize and revitalize the Clean Air Act to provide additional measures for controlling air pollutants associated with forest damage.