United States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Secretary. "S. 306." S. 306, January 7, 1965; “S. 294-S. 306” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 19 April 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/319.
Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control and Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965
On January 7, 1965, Senator Edmund S. Muskie (D-ME), chair of the Special Air and Water Pollution Subcommittee of the Senate Public Works Committee, introduced S. 306 with 20 cosponsors. The bill was based on findings of a 1964 report of Muskie’s subcommittee, “Steps Toward Cleaner Air.” S. 306 called for the establishment of minimum national standards limiting exhaust emissions of air pollutants from gasoline-powered motor vehicles. S. 306 also authorized grants to municipalities for construction of solid waste disposal facilities.
United States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Secretary
S. 306, January 7, 1965; “S. 294-S. 306” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.
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