Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 4775 - Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

June 6, 2016 3:16 PM

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Gosar (AZ)


Ensures that the study on Ozone formation contained in the bill analyzes the relative contribution from wildfires.

Norton (DC)


Provides that the provisions of the bill would not apply if the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration, in consultation with the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, finds that the application of any section could harm human health or the environment.

Pallone (NJ)


Strikes the consideration of technological feasibility when determining national ambient air quality standards to preserve health based standards.

Polis (CO)


Amends the Clean Air Act to repeal the prohibitions against aggregating emissions from any oil or gas exploration or production well and emissions. Additionally, it requires the EPA to issue a rule adding hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants.

Rush (IL)


Provides federal, state, local, or tribal permitting agencies the ability to opt-out of section 3(d) if they determine that issuing a preconstruction permit under an outdated and less protective air quality standard will increase air pollution, slow permitting, increase regulatory uncertainty, foster litigation, shift the burden of pollution control from new sources to existing sources, or increase the overall cost of achieving the new or revised national ambient air quality standard in the applicable area.

Speier (CA)


Directs the Administrator to review this act for adverse effects to human health at elementary and secondary schools, and should such health effects be substantiated, cease implementation of this act.

Whitfield (KY)


Provides that no additional funds are authorized to be appropriated to carry out the requirements of this Act and the amendments made by this Act. Such requirements shall be carried out using amounts otherwise authorized.