Appendix B
CONGRESSIONAL MANDATE1

As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate the impact of the final rule relating to prevention of significant deterioration and nonattainment new source review, published at 67 Fed. Reg. 80186 (December 31, 2002). The study shall include

  1. increases or decreases in emissions of pollutants regulated under the New Source Review program;

  2. impacts on human health;

  3. pollution control and prevention technologies installed after the effective date of the rule at facilities covered under the rulemaking;

  4. increases or decreases in efficiency of operations, including energy efficiency, at covered facilities; and

  5. other relevant data.

The National Academy of Sciences shall submit an interim report to

1  

Conference Report on H.J. RES. 2, Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003.



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 204
Interim Report of the Committee on Changes in New Source Review Programs for Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants Appendix B CONGRESSIONAL MANDATE1 As soon as practicable after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate the impact of the final rule relating to prevention of significant deterioration and nonattainment new source review, published at 67 Fed. Reg. 80186 (December 31, 2002). The study shall include increases or decreases in emissions of pollutants regulated under the New Source Review program; impacts on human health; pollution control and prevention technologies installed after the effective date of the rule at facilities covered under the rulemaking; increases or decreases in efficiency of operations, including energy efficiency, at covered facilities; and other relevant data. The National Academy of Sciences shall submit an interim report to 1   Conference Report on H.J. RES. 2, Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003.

OCR for page 204
Interim Report of the Committee on Changes in New Source Review Programs for Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants Congress no later than March 3, 2004, and shall submit a final report on implementation of the rules. In 2004, following EPA’s promulgation of the equipment replacement rule, published in 68 Fed. Reg. 61248 (October 27, 2003), Congress amended the provision shown above to include an identical study of the equipment replacement rule. The National Academy of Sciences was required to issue an interim report by January 1, 2005. This report responds to that charge.