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   "(c)  Offsets.-(1) The  owner  or operator  of  a new  or modified

major  stationary source  may comply  with any  offset requirement  in

effect  under this part for  increased emissions of  any air pollutant

only by obtaining emission  reductions of such air pollutant  from the

same  source or other sources  in the same  nonattainment area, except

that the State may allow the owner or operator of a source to obtain

such  emission  reductions in  another nonattainment  area if  (A) the

other area  has an equal  or higher nonattainment  classification than

the area  in which the source  is located and (B)  emissions from such

other  area  contribute to  a violation  of  the national  ambient air

quality  standard in  the nonattainment  area in  which the  source is

located.  Such emission  reductions  shall be,  by the  time a  new or

modified  source commences  operation, in  effect and  enforceable and

shall assure  that the total tonnage of increased emissions of the air

pollutant from  the new or modified source shall be offset by an equal

or greater reduction, as  applicable, in the actual emissions  of such

air pollutant from the same or other sources in the area.

   "(2) Emission reductions  otherwise required by this Act shall not

be  creditable as emissions reductions for purposes of any such offset

requirement. Incidental  emission reductions  which are  not otherwise

required  by this Act shall  be creditable as  emission reductions for

such  purposes if  such emission reductions  meet the  requirements of

paragraph (1).

   "(d) Control Technology Information.-The State shall  provide that

control technology information from  permits issued under this section

will be promptly submitted to the Administrator for purposes of making

such information available through the RACT/BACT/LAER clearinghouse to

other States and to the general public.  "(e)    Rocket   Engines   or

Motors.-The  permitting authority of a  State shall allow  a source to

offset  by alternative  or  innovative means  emission increases  from

rocket engine and motor  firing, and cleaning related to  such firing,

at an existing  or modified major source that tests  rocket engines or

motors under the following conditions:  

      "(1) Any modification  proposed is  solely for  the purpose  of

   expanding the testing of rocket  engines or motors at  an existing

   source  that is  permitted to  test such  engines  on the  date of

   enactment of this subsection.  

      "(2)  The  source  demonstrates  to  the  satisfaction  of  the

   permitting authority of  the State that it has used all reasonable

   means to  obtain and utilize offsets,  as determined  on an annual

   basis, for the  emissions increases beyond allowable  levels, that

   all available offsets are being used, and  that sufficient offsets

   are not available to the source.  

      "(3)  The  source  has  obtained  a  written  finding from  the

   Department  of  Defense,  Department  of Transportation,  National

   Aeronautics and Space  Administration or other appropriate Federal

   agency, that  the  testing of  rocket  motors  or engines  at  the

   facility  is  required  for a  program  essential to  the national

   security.  

      "(4)  The  source  will  comply with  an  alternative  measure,

   imposed  by  the  permitting authority,  designed  to  offset  any

   emission increases beyond permitted levels not  directly offset by

   the source.  In lieu of imposing  any alternative offset measures,

   the permitting  authority may impose an  emissions fee  to be paid

   to such authority  of a State which shall  be an amount no greater

   than  1.5 times  the  average cost  of stationary  source  control

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