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regarding such petitions and motions, including notice and comment.

   "(b) Transport Commissions.-

      "(1)  Establishment.-Whenever  the Administrator  establishes a

   transport region  under subsection  (a),  the Administrator  shall

   establish  a transport commission comprised of (at a minimum) each

   of the following members:

         "(A)  The  Governor  of  each  State in  the  region  or the

      designee of each such Governor.

         "(B) The Administrator or the Administrator's designee.

         "(C)  The  Regional  Administrator (or  the  Administrator's

      designee) for  each  Regional  Office  for  each  Environmental

      Protection  Agency  Region  affected  by the  transport  region


         "(D)  An air  pollution control  official  representing each

      State in the region, appointed by the Governor.

   Decisions  of,   and   recommendations   and  requests   to,   the

   Administrator by each transport commission  may be made only  by a

   majority vote of  all members other than the Administrator and the

   Regional Administrators (or designees thereof).

      "(2) Recommendations.-The transport commission shall assess the

   degree of interstate  transport of the pollutant or  precursors to

   the pollutant throughout  the transport region, assess  strategies

   for  mitigating the  interstate pollution,  and  recommend to  the

   Administrator such  measures as  the Commission  determines to  be

   necessary to  ensure that the plans  for the  relevant States meet

   the  requirements of  section 110(a)(2)(D).  Such commission shall

   not  be  subject  to  the  provisions  of  the  Federal   Advisory

   Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.).

   "(c)  Commission  Requests.-A  transport  commission   established

under  subsection (b) may request the Administrator to issue a finding

under section 110(k)(5) that  the implementation plan for one  or more

of the States in  the transport region is substantially  inadequate to

meet the requirements of section 110(a)(2)(D). The Administrator shall

approve,  disapprove, or  partially approve  and  partially disapprove

such a request within 18  months of its receipt and, to the extent the

Administrator approves  such request, issue the  finding under section

110(k)(5) at the time of such approval. In acting on such request, the

Administrator shall  provide an  opportunity for  public participation

and shall address each specific recommendation made by the commission.

Approval  or  disapproval of  such  a request  shall  constitute final

agency action within the meaning of section 307(b).".

   (2) Amendments conforming to transport provisions.-Section 106  of

   the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7406) is amended as follows:

         (A)  Insert "or  of implementing  section 176A  (relating to

      control of  interstate air pollution) or  section 184 (relating


      control of interstate  ozone pollution)" immediately  following

      "section 107".

         (B)  Insert "any  commission established under  section 176A

      (relating to  control of  interstate air pollution)  or section

      184  (relating to  control of  interstate ozone  pollution) or"

      immediately following "program costs of".

         (C)  Insert  "or  such  commission"  in  the  last  sentence

      immediately following "such agency".

         (D) Insert  "or commission" at  the end thereof, immediately

      before the period.

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