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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Energy and Power
    IntroducedFebruary 3rd, 2009

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Title

Mercury Emissions Reduction Act

Official Title

To amend the Clean Air Act to require that mercury emissions from electric utility steam generating units be subject to the MACT standard for hazardous air pollutants, and for other purposes.

Summary

Mercury Emissions Reduction Act - Declares that this Act's purpose is to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a rule that requires mercury emissions from electric utility steam generating units to be subject to Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards under the Clean Air Act for hazardous air pollutants. Amends the Clean Air Act to require the Administrator to promulgate standards for mercury emissions from electric utility steam generating units.

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