H.R. 1426 (111th): To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the issuance of permits under title V of that ...

...Act for certain emissions from agricultural production.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Mar 11, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1426

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 2009

(for himself and Mr. Neugebauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the issuance of permits under title V of that Act for certain emissions from agricultural production.

1.

Prohibition on permitting certain emissions from agricultural production

Section 502(f) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7661a(f)) is amended—

(1)

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;

(2)

by striking the subsection designation and heading and all that follows through No partial and inserting the following:

(f)

Prohibitions

(1)

Partial permit programs

No partial

; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(2)

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.

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