CLEAN AIR ACT
Federal law to decrease pollution
by regulating air emissions from
stationary and mobile
On average human breaths over 3,000 gallons of air per day.
EXXON MOBIL SCANDAL:
They were fined $21 million dollars for violating the clean air act 16,386 times for illegally releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants.
* Emissions of 6 common pollutants has decreased by 72%
*2 trillion dollars saved by 2020 due to air quality improvements
Regulation Emission Standards:
Violators are subject to penalties up to 45,268 dollars per non compliant vehicle or engine & $4,527 per tampering event
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The Clean Air Act was an updated act to update the Air Pollution Control Act from 1955