H.R.888 - General Duty Clarification Act of 2013

To amend section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (relating to prevention of accidental releases). view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (relating to prevention of accidental releases). as introduced.
  • Short: General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 as introduced.

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02/28/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Mike Pompeo

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Official Summary

General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 - Amends the Clean Air Act, with respect to provisions relating to the prevention of accidental releases of hazardous air pollutants, to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) promulgate final regulations establi

Official Summary

General Duty Clarification Act of 2013 - Amends the Clean Air Act, with respect to provisions relating to the prevention of accidental releases of hazardous air pollutants, to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to:
(1) promulgate final regulations establishing criteria defining the terms \"extremely hazardous substance,\" \"appropriate hazard assessment techniques,\" and \"design and maintain a safe facility\"; and
(2) issue guidelines to ensure that enforcement of such provisions is handled by the regional offices of EPA in a uniform and appropriate manner across all regions of the United States. Modifies the definition of \"accidental release\" to exclude an emission resulting from an act intended to cause harm.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.888

  • Agricultural Retailers Association
  • American Forest and Paper Association
  • American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
  • International Liquid Terminals Association
  • National Mining Association
  • National Oilseed Processors Association
  • ...and 20 more. See all.

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