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S. 1988 (113th): A bill to allow States to waive regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act relating to electric generating units under certain circumstances.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 4, 2014 (Introduced).


II

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1988

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 4, 2014

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To allow States to waive regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act relating to electric generating units under certain circumstances.

1.

Waiver of certain regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a State may permanently waive any regulation relating to electric generating units promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.) if the Governor of the State certifies that the electric generating units are necessary for reasons of power reliability and affordability.