H.R.3158 - Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act

To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to certain farms. view all titles (7)

All Bill Titles

  • Short: Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act as introduced.
  • Short: FUELS Act as introduced.
  • Official: To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to certain farms. as introduced.
  • Short: FUELS Act as passed house.
  • Short: Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act as reported to house.
  • Short: FUELS Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act as passed house.

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Eric Crawford

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Official Summary

8/1/2012--Passed House amended. Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act or the FUELS Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to any farm, to require certi

Official Summary

8/1/2012--Passed House amended. Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act or the FUELS Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to any farm, to require certification of compliance with such rule by:
(1) a professional engineer for a farm with an individual tank with an aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons, an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of at least 42,000 gallons, or a history that includes a spill; or
(2) the owner or operator of the farm (via self-certification) for a farm with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons but less than 42,000 gallons and no history of spills. Exempts from all requirements of such rule any farm with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of at least 10,000 gallons and no history of spills. Excludes all containers on separate parcels that have a capacity that is less than 1,320 gallons from the aggregate aboveground storage capacity of a farm.

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