Clean Air Act Oversight Issues: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, March 21, 2001, April 5, 2001, April 27, 2001--Salem, NH, May 2, 2001, August 1, 2001
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety
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Page 358 - I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind...
Page 395 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
Page 366 - the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' , and was sufficiently confident by the time of the Third Assessment Report to conclude that 'there is new and stronger evidence that most of the warming observed over the last 50 years is attributable to human activities...
Page 66 - FEMP gains and it moves to $101 billion. Add the hundreds of other technologies to come out of the business, industrial, and transportation programs and the additional accrued energy savings of the past 5 years and you get a portrait of an overwhelmingly cost-effective effort which has contributed significantly and directly to the quality of life of Americans.
Page 540 - Automakers would like to see some minor, technical changes made to the hybrid-electric vehicle section of the bill and would also support the inclusion of tax credits for advanced lean burn technology. The Alliance believes that the overall concepts and provisions found in S. 760 are the right approach and would benefit American consumers. The bill would ensure that advanced technology is used to improve fuel economy. Performance incentives tied to improved fuel economy are incorporated into the...
Page 541 - ... vehicles. Make no mistake: across the board, tax credits will not completely cover the incremental costs of new advanced technology. However, it will make consumers more comfortable with accepting the technology and begin to change purchasing behavior. In short, tax credits will help bridge the gap towards winning broad acceptance among the public leading to greater volume and sales figures throughout the entire vehicle fleet. This type of incentive will help "jump start' market penetration and...
Page 339 - I thank you for this opportunity to testify. I will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Page 403 - Ten years ago, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro...
Page 70 - Yes, Mr. Chairman, that energy is produced cleanly, displacing both conventional air pollutants as well as ones believed by many to be causing a warming of the Earth's climate. It enhances our national security, as this year we again went to war to protect our interests in Mideast oil fields. Energy efficiency cuts costs for businesses and consumers, and it increases our international competitiveness — all the things we have traditionally talked about.