H. R. 1426
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 11, 2009
Mr. Lucas (for himself and Mr. Neugebauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the issuance of permits under title V of that Act for certain emissions from agricultural production.
Prohibition on permitting certain emissions from agricultural production
Section 502(f) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7661a(f)) is amended—
by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (3) as subparagraphs (A) through (C), respectively, and indenting such subparagraphs and the matter following subparagraph (C), as so redesignated, appropriately;
by striking the subsection designation and heading and all that follows through
No partial and inserting the following:
Partial permit programs
by adding at the end the following:
Certain emissions from agricultural production
No permit shall be issued under a permit program under this title for any carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, water vapor, or methane emissions resulting from biological processes associated with livestock production.