Toy Hauln Hooligans  

Go Back   Toy Hauln Hooligans > Hooligan's Categories > Soap Box > Save our lands!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-17-2011, 11:39 PM   #1
s@ndm@n
The Loose Nut
Admin
 
s@ndm@n's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Age: 42
Posts: 7,382
Rep Power: 100
s@ndm@n is believed to be immortals@ndm@n is believed to be immortals@ndm@n is believed to be immortals@ndm@n is believed to be immortals@ndm@n is believed to be immortal
Exclamation OHV use threatened by possible EPA regulation on dust

http://capwiz.com/amacycle/issues/al...03506&queueid=[capwiz:queue_id]

OHV use threatened by possible EPA regulation on dust
Take Action!

Urge your Representative and Senators to support legislation to exempt dust from EPA regulation today!

On April 15, 2011, Reps. Kristi Noem (R-SD), Robert Hurt (R-VA), Leonard Boswell (D-IA) and Larry Kissell (D-NC) introduced H.R. 1633, the "Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011." Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE) introduced its companion bill (S. 1528) on September 8, 2011. The bills would bring much-needed certainty to the off-highway vehicle (OHV) community by exempting rural "nuisance dust" from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation and allow states and localities to regulate it. This regulatory restraint may lead to a de facto ban of OHV use on racetracks, in designated recreation areas, on trails and even on private property all across this country.
The EPA staff and its Clean Air Science Advisory Council in its review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards as required every five years under the Clean Air Act recommended considering the option of a much tighter Particulate Matter (PM) standard for "nuisance dust," commonly known as farm dust.

The EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, in a letter, dated Oct. 14, 2011, addressed to Chairman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, stated, "I am prepared to propose the retention – with no revisions – of the current PM10 standard and form when it is sent to OMB [Office of Management and Budget] for interagency review."

To view the letter, click here.

On Nov. 3, 2011, Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), chair of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, stated in his opening statement at a markup that "...the PM10 standards themselves have a track record of changing from the proposal to the final stage, as occurred with both the 1997 and 2006 PM10 standards. The fact that EPA staff and its advisory committee have clearly recommended considering the option of a much tighter farm dust standard in its rulemaking record only heightens concerns about what its final rule might do and what it would cost."

To view Rep. Whitfield's statement and to view an archive webcast of the markup, click here.

With the possibility of a tougher PM10 standard still a possibility, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the All-Terrain Vehicle Association (ATVA) support the passage of H.R. 1633 and S. 1528, which will provide much-needed certainty to the OHV community by exempting rural "nuisance dust."

The AMA and ATVA need your help to pass these bills. You can find contact information for your lawmakers at AmericanMotorcyclist.com > Rights > Issues & Legislation, then enter your zip code in the "Find your Officials" box. A prewritten e-mail is available for you to send to your federal elected official immediately by following the "Take Action" option and entering your information.

Again, the AMA and ATVA urge you to write your Representative and Senators today and ask them to support H.R.1633 and S. 1528.

http://capwiz.com/amacycle/issues/al...03506&queueid=[capwiz:queue_id]
__________________
You know hooligans... bunch of bitchy little girls.

"Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that's what gets you." - Jezza
s@ndm@n is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
Nayther
I gotta get a fuck'n life
Hooligan
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 214
Rep Power: 0
Nayther is an unknown around here
Default

It never stops does it?
Nayther is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump



A forum for Toy Haulers In loving memory of Christopher R. Lokken - Rest in Peace Nibbz - April 18th, 1976 to June 2nd, 2007
------ Attention: This Forum DOES Contain Adult Material! ------
------ Notice: You must be logged on to view FULL content. ------
Hooligan's Store
Hooligan's Gallery
Donate $ for hosting



All times are GMT. The time now is 09:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2008 ToyHaulnHooligans.com
Images posted on this forum may be reproduced online or in print by industry magazines or flyers. By posting images here, you agree to this stipulation, and wave any DRM.
Please contact the administration team for information on publications we have relationships with.