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subsection (a) or to increase production limits established under this

Act to reflect production  allowances acquired under a transfer  under

paragraph (2) of subsection (a).

   "(c)  Regulations.-The Administrator  shall  promulgate,  within 2

years after the  date of enactment of the Clean  Air Act Amendments of

1990, regulations to implement this section.

   "(d)  Definition.-In  the  case of  the  United  States,  the term

`applicable domestic law' means this Act.

"SEC. 617. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION.

   "(a)  In General.-The  President  shall  undertake to  enter  into

international   agreements  to   foster  cooperative   research  which

complements  studies and  research authorized  by this  title, and  to

develop  standards  and  regulations which  protect  the  stratosphere

consistent with  regulations applicable within the  United States. For

these  purposes the President through  the Secretary of  State and the

Assistant  Secretary   of   State   for   Oceans   and   International

Environmental  and Scientific  Affairs,  shall negotiate  multilateral

treaties,  conventions,   resolutions,   or  other   agreements,   and

formulate,  present, or  support proposals at  the United  Nations and

other  appropriate  international  forums  and  shall  report  to  the

Congress periodically on efforts to arrive at such agreements.

   "(b)  Assistance to  Developing  Countries.-The  Administrator, in

consultation  with  the  Secretary  of  State,  shall  support  global

participation  in the  Montreal  Protocol by  providing technical  and

financial  assistance to developing countries  that are Parties to the

Montreal Protocol and operating under article 5 of the Protocol. There

are authorized to be  appropriated not more than $30,000,000  to carry

out this  section in fiscal years 1991, 1992 and 1993 and such sums as

may be  necessary in fiscal  years 1994 and  1995. If China  and India

become  Parties to the Montreal  Protocol, there are  authorized to be

appropriated not more than an additional $30,000,000 to carry out this

section in fiscal years 1991, 1992, and 1993.

"SEC. 618. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.

   "For purposes  of section 116,  requirements concerning the  areas

addressed by this title for the protection of the stratosphere against

ozone layer depletion shall be treated as requirements for the control

and abatement of air pollution. For purposes of section 118, the re-

quirements  of this  title  and corresponding  State, interstate,  and

local  requirements,   administrative  authority,  and   process,  and

sanctions respecting  the protection of the  stratospheric ozone layer

shall be treated as requirements for  the control and abatement of air

pollution within the meaning of section 118.".

SEC. 603. METHANE STUDIES.

   (a) Economically Justified  Actions.-Not later than 2  years after

enactment  of this Act, the  Administrator shall prepare  and submit a

report  to  the  Congress   that  identifies  activities,  substances,

processes, or combinations thereof that could reduce methane emissions

and  that  are economically  and  technologically  justified with  and

without consideration of environmental benefit.

   (b) Domestic Methane Source Inventory and  Control.-Not later than

2  years  after  the enactment  of  this  Act,  the Administrator,  in

consultation  and coordination with  the Secretary  of Energy  and the

Secretary  of Agriculture,  shall prepare and  submit to  the Congress

reports on each of the following:

      (1) Methane emissions  associated with natural gas  extraction,

   transportation, distribution, storage,  and use. Such report shall

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