AUTHORIZING THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW COMMITTEE TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED PENNSYLVANIA AIR POLLUTION CONTROL ACT

WHEREAS, the Environmental Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association has been requested to provide comments to H.B. 2196, Printer's No. 2756, the proposed amendments to the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act, to the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the House of Conservation Committee of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;

WHEREAS, the Environmental Law Committee formed an ad hoc working subcommittee on January 22, 1992, to analyze, study and review H.B. 2196, P.N. 2756, to draft comments to the bill and to make recommendations to the full Environmental Law Committee;

WHEREAS, notice was given on or about January 23, 1992, that such a subcommittee was being formed and all interested members of the Environmental Law Committee were invited to participate;

WHEREAS, the subcommittee of the Environmental Law Committee carried out its purpose and drafted a set of comments for consideration of the entire Environmental Law Committee and made further recommendations as provided for herein;

WHEREAS, on or about January 23, 1992, notice was sent to all members of the Environmental Law Committee of a meeting scheduled to be held February 12, 1992, for the subcommittee to present its recommendations to the Environmental Law Committee and for a vote to be called on those recommendations;

WHEREAS, on February 12, 1992, at the meeting of the Environmental Law Committee, the subcommittee recommended that the attached comments on H.B. 2196, P.N. 2756, Amendments To The Air Pollution Control Act, be approved and adopted by resolution of the Environmental Law Committee;

WHEREAS, the subcommittee further recommended that a resolution be adopted by the Committee to request the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association to adopt these comments and approve their submission to the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the House Conservation Committee of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;

WHEREAS, a vote was taken of the members of the Environmental Law Committee at the meeting on February 12, 1992 and the membership of the Committee approved and adopted the attached comments and approved the recommendation for the request for the Board of Governors to adopt the comments and approve the submittal;

WHEREAS, on February 12, 1992, the Environmental Law Committee approved and adopted the attached comments to H.B. 2196, P.N. 2756, Amendments to the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Philadelphia Bar Association approves and adopts the attached Comments to H.B. 2196, P.N. 2756, Amendments to the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Governors authorize the Environmental Law Committee to submit these comments so that a representative or representatives of the Committee may testify concerning these issues before the appropriate Pennsylvania House and Senate Committees.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: February 20, 1992