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institutional assessment of the implementation and enforcement of the Clean Air Act

Robert F. McMahon

institutional assessment of the implementation and enforcement of the Clean Air Act

Eastern Tennessee Valley case study

by Robert F. McMahon

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Published by The Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Alabama,
  • Air quality management -- Tennessee,
  • Air quality management -- Alabama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert F. McMahon, Susan Farrell, Ellen Kane ; prepared for National Commission on Air Quality ; prepared by Urban Systems Research & Engineering, Inc., with HMM Associates
    ContributionsFarrell, Susan, 1953-, Kane, Ellen, United States. National Commission on Air Quality, Urban Systems Research & Engineering, HMM Associates
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564665M

    I consider a novel enforcement tool that unintentionally combined a traditional enforcement measure (i.e., regulatory action or the threat of) and information disclo-sure, the Clean Air Act (CAA) “watch list.” The watch list, created in , was designed as a monthly tracking system for . clean up contamination (which may have occurred prior to passage of the statutes). Implementation and enforcement provisions vary substantially from statute to statute, and are often driven by specific circumstances associated with a particular pollution concern. Given these many factors, it is difficult to generalize about environmental.

    Why the Clean Air Act May Be Past Its Prime Critics say that applying the s law to today's problems will stifle growth and kill jobsAuthor: Stephen Power. A history of the Clean Air Act and Environmental Protection Agency [2, 3] Key federal legislation related to clean air is summarized below (Table I). The first legislation involving air pollution was enacted in , and authorized funds for air pollution research. It was followed eight years later Cited by:

    Actions under the Clean Air Act have been extremely successful in cost-effectively reducing air pollution resulting from cars, trucks, and other vehicles. As a result of new rules for cleaner fuels and engines, today’s cars, light trucks, and heavy-duty diesel engines are up to 95% cleaner than past models. Reports to Congress must include the status of standard-setting and compliance, the urban air toxics program, and recommendations regarding accidental releases. The first such report was issued in August, (Report to Congress on Implementation of Section of the Clean Air Act Amendments; EPA//R).


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Institutional assessment of the implementation and enforcement of the Clean Air Act by Robert F. McMahon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An institutional assessment of the implementation and enforcement of the Clean Air Act: summary of EPA SIP and enforcement procedures (draft). [Susan Farrell; James F Hudson; United States. National Commission on Air Quality.; Urban Systems Research & Engineering.].

Get this from a library. An institutional assessment of the implementation and enforcement of the Clean Air Act: Puget Sound case study. [Susan Farrell; Margaret Slajchert Jensen; United States. National Commission on Air Quality.; Urban Systems Research & Engineering.; HMM Associates.].

With the Clean Air Act Amendments, Congress revised the EPA's hazardous air pollutant program to a technology-based regulatory system.

As defined in the Clean Air Act, hazardous air pollutants "cause or contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in. The Clean Air Act required states to develop State Implementation Plans for how they would meet new national ambient air quality standards by Although the Clean Air Act is a federal law covering the entire country, the states do much of the work to carry out the Act.

The EPA has allowed the individual states to elect Enacted by: the 88th United States Congress. Galvanized by the oil blowout off the coast of Santa Barbara and the chemical fires on Ohio's Cuyahoga River, the national consensus on protecting the environment and the public's health and welfare coalesced the following year around the formation of the EPA and passage of the Clean Air Act.

Since then, EPA enforcement of the Clean Air Cited by: 1. Clean Air Act Vehicle and Engine Enforcement Case Resolutions Enforcement case resolutions such as expedited settlement agreements, administrative settlement agreements, administrative penalty orders, consent agreements and final orders, and consent decrees are listed by respondent name below.

THE CLEAN AIR ACT AND THE CONSTITUTION. compliance with the standards), and, for particulate matter, an indicator (based on the size of particles to be regulated). The resulting "suite" of standards for PM and ozone, as EPA referred to them, thus consisted of a complex matrix of factors relating to.

air. qUality. The Clean Air Act has substantially improved the lives of millions of Americans. Polluting industries have fought progress every step of the way. To protect your right to breathe, Earthjustice is working to ensure polluting industries don’t stand in the way of clean air protections.

The Clean Air Act protects many Americans from pollution-related health problems and premature death, and improves the health and productivity of the U.S.

work force. For more than 40 years, the Clean Air Act has fostered steady progress in reducing air pollution, allowing Americans to. Clean Air Act (CAA) Implementation in Florida Corrections Environmental Workshop Tallahassee, FL March 17th, Cindy L.

Phillips, P.E. Program Administrator Air Compliance & Enforcement FDEP Bureau of Air Regulation. The Clean Air Act of set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations.

The Clean Air Act, as amended, requires federal agencies to assess the impact that projects will have on air quality and to take actions to prevent air quality degradation.

The CAA sets forth air-quality standards and requirements to control pollutant release. The Clean Air Act, as amended inauthorized the EPA to impose stricter pollution standards and higher penalties for failure to comply with air quality standards.

In when the act was reauthorized it required most cities to meet existing smog reduction regulations by the year 7. Clean Air Act Amendments of The Amendments to the Clean Air Act were signed into law by President Bush on November 15, The Amendments substantially increased the role of the federal government in clean air regulation, imposed whole new systems of regulation and established new emission limitation requirements.

Controversy over the Clean Air Act. InGeorge W. Bush changed bureaucratic rules about the enforcement of the Clean Air Act by the Environmental Protection Agency; Controversy over decision revealed power struggle between executive and legislative branches over control of environmental policy.

Wanted to improve air quality, wanted the nation's clean air problems to be solved within a decade. Today: air is cleaner than in the s, concentrations of air pollutants have dropped, but many of the large cities fail to clean air requirements of the act.

Years of debate before passage - long development process - devolution. The most important part of this Title is the citizen suit provision. When first passed inthe citizen suit provision of the Clean Air Act was a bold first. Prior to the ’s Clean Air Act, there were very few opportunities for citizens to be directly involved with the enforcement of laws and regulations.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reproposing to approve under the Clean Air Act an element of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for attaining the 1-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) primary national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for the Southwest Indiana nonattainment area (including parts of Daviess and Pike.

Compliance and Enforcement; Clean Air Act Clean Air Act. Clean Air Act. Is there a regulatory citation that makes a distinction between inside and outside of warranty for installing aftermarket parts. Renewable Fuels Standard.

Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance July, EPA's Section Review: The Clean Air Act and NEPA Office of Federal Activities (A) Quick Reference Brochure ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND THE CLEAN AIR ACT The Clean Air Act, a law to prevent pollution of a single environmental medium, contains an unusual provision.

Since the introduction of the US Clean Air Act ofNOx emissions are subjected to more stringent controls than CO₂ emissions here, while across the pond, CO₂ is more tightly controlled than NOx.

Thus diesel automobiles make up one third of the passenger vehicle fleet in Europe, but are a .Chapter Two describes the enforcement process at EPA, both generally—in the implementation of such federal statutes as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (commonly known as RCRA)—and as a critical component of a program that has received considerable attention from Congress, the press, and.CAA Enforcement Programs The Clean Air Act (CAA) applies to both stationary sources of air pollution (such as factories, processing plants, chemical plants, refineries, and utilities) and mobile sources (such as vehicles, tractors, lawn mowers, airplanes as well as rules governing formulation and use of fuel).