Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to any farm, to require certification of compliance with such rule by: (1) a professional engineer for a farm with an individual tank with an above ground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons, an aggregate above ground storage capacity of at least 42,000 gallons, or a history that includes a spill, as determined by the Administrator; or (2) the owner or operator of the farm (via self-certification) for a farm with an aggregate above ground storage capacity greater than 10,000 gallons but less than 42,000 gallons and no history of spills. Directs the Administrator to exempt from all requirements of such rule any farm with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity of 10,000 gallons or less and no history of spills.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Administrative FUELS Bill
Rep. Eric A. Crawford (R., AR) has introduced the FUELS (Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship) Act. According to the official summary of the bill, it: