S. 1702 (112th): A bill to provide that the rules of the Environmental Protection Agency entitled “National Emission Standards for ...

...Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines” have no force or effect with respect to existing sta

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Oct 13, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1702

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 13, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Roberts) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To provide that the rules of the Environmental Protection Agency entitled National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines have no force or effect with respect to existing stationary compression and spark ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines operated by certain persons and entities for the purpose of generating electricity or operating a water pump.

1.

Existing stationary compression ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines

The final rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on March 3, 2010, entitled National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (75 Fed. Reg. 9648), and any subsequent regulation that is substantially the same shall have no force or effect with respect to existing stationary compression ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines (as that term is used in the rule) operated for the purpose of generating electricity or operating a water pump by—

(1)

a State or local government, political subdivision, or agency;

(2)

a public or cooperative utility; or

(3)

persons or entities engaged in the production of agricultural commodities, including livestock.

2.

Existing stationary spark ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines

The final rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on August 20, 2010, entitled National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (75 Fed. Reg. 51570), the direct final action published by the Environmental Protection Agency on March 9, 2011, entitled National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (76 Fed. Reg. 12863), and any subsequent regulation that is substantially the same shall have no force or effect with respect to existing stationary spark ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines (as that term is used in the rules) operated for the purpose of generating electricity or operating a water pump—

(1)

by a State or local government, political subdivision, or agency;

(2)

a public or cooperative utility; or

(3)

persons or entities engaged in the production of agricultural commodities, including livestock.