H. R. 4992
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 8, 2018
Ms. Esty of Connecticut (for herself and Mr. Lance) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Clean Air Act to direct permitting authorities to notify municipalities within 30 miles of a source of certain permit applications and proposed permits, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Notify Officials, Towns, Individuals, and Cities of Electric Generating Facilities Act of 2017 or the
NOTICE Act of 2017.
Clean Air Act amendment
Section 505(a)(2) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7661d(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows:
The permitting authority shall notify—
whose air quality may be affected and that are contiguous to the State in which the emission originates, or
that are within 50 miles of the source, and
all municipalities that are within 30 miles of the source,
Technical and conforming amendments
The heading of section 505 of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7661d) is amended by striking
Notification to Administrator and contiguous States and inserting
Notification to Administrator, contiguous States, and certain municipalities.
The item relating to section 505 in the table of contents of title V of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7661 et seq.) is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 505. Notification to Administrator, contiguous States, and certain municipalities.