R.C. Brown to Edmund S. Muskie Regard S. 306

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This letter to Muskie from R. C. Brown, the Director of Research at Caterpillar Tractor Company in Peoria, Illinois, indicated that the air quality control provisions of S. 306 affected an array of economic interests. As the nation’s leading producer of diesel-powered equipment, Caterpillar favored state regulation over national, opposed specific emission standards written into law, and wanted a more lenient timeline for implementation.

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. "R.C. Brown to Edmund S. Muskie Regard S. 306." R.C. Brown to Edmund S. Muskie Regarding S. 306, April 19, 1965; “S. 306 Miscl. Corresp. Re S. 306” folder, Legislative Files, Box 3; Committee on Public Works; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 22 October 2017. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/326.

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R.C. Brown to Edmund S. Muskie Regard S. 306

Subject

Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control and Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965

Description

This letter to Muskie from R. C. Brown, the Director of Research at Caterpillar Tractor Company in Peoria, Illinois, indicated that the air quality control provisions of S. 306 affected an array of economic interests. As the nation’s leading producer of diesel-powered equipment, Caterpillar favored state regulation over national, opposed specific emission standards written into law, and wanted a more lenient timeline for implementation.

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works

Source

R.C. Brown to Edmund S. Muskie Regarding S. 306, April 19, 1965; “S. 306 Miscl. Corresp. Re S. 306” folder, Legislative Files, Box 3; Committee on Public Works; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

*1965-04-19

Contributor

Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration

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English

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