H.R. 1292 (112th): Energy Production Freedom Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 31, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1292

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 31, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Energy Production Freedom Act.

2.

Greenhouse gas regulation under Clean Air Act

Section 302(g) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7602(g)) is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: The term air pollutant shall not include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or sulfur hexafluoride. .

3.

Climate change not regulated by Clean Air Act

Nothing in the Clean Air Act shall be treated as authorizing or requiring the regulation of climate change or global warming.