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utilize resources of  Mexico where such utilization would reduce costs

to  the   United  States.   Such  funding  agreements   shall  include

authorization for the Administrator to-

      (1) review and agree to plans for monitoring and remediation;

      (2)   inspect  premises,   equipment  and  records   to  insure

   compliance with the agreements established under  and the purposes

   set forth in this section; and

      (3)  where necessary,  develop grant  agreements with  affected

   States to carry out the provisions of this section.

SEC. 816. VISIBILITY.

   Subpart 2 of part C of title I of the Clean Air  Act is amended by

adding the following new section at the end thereof:

"SEC. 169B. VISIBILITY.

   "(a) Studies.-(1)  The  Administrator,  in  conjunction  with  the

National Park  Service and  other appropriate Federal  agencies, shall

conduct research to identify and  evaluate sources and source  regions

of both  visibility impairment and regions  that provide predominantly

clean air in class I areas. A total of $8,000,000 per year for 5

years  is   authorized  to  be  appropriated   for  the  Environmental

Protection  Agency and  the  other Federal  agencies  to conduct  this

research. The research shall include-

      "(A)  expansion  of current  visibility  related  monitoring in

   class I areas;

      "(B) assessment  of  current sources  of  visibility  impairing

   pollution and clean air corridors;

      "(C)  adaptation  of  regional   air  quality  models  for  the

   assessment of visibility;

      "(D)  studies   of   atmospheric  chemistry   and  physics   of

   visibility.

   "(2)  Based on the findings  available from  the research required

in  subsection  (a)(1) as  well  as  other  available  scientific  and

technical data, studies, and other available information pertaining to

visibility  source-receptor  relationships,  the  Administrator  shall

conduct an assessment  and evaluation that  identifies, to the  extent

possible,  sources  and   source  regions  of   visibility  impairment

including natural sources  as well as source regions  of clear air for

class I areas. The  Administrator shall produce interim  findings from

this  study  within  3 years  after  enactment  of the  Clean  Air Act

Amendments of 1990.

   "(b)  Impacts  of   Other  Provisions.-Within   24  months   after

enactment of the Clean  Air Act Amendments of 1990,  the Administrator

shall  conduct  an  assessment  of the  progress  and  improvements in

visibility  in  class I  areas  that  are likely  to  result from  the

implementation  of the provisions of  the Clean Air  Act Amendments of

1990  other than  the  provisions  of  this  section.  Every  5  years

thereafter  the Administrator  shall conduct  an assessment  of actual

progress  and  improvement  in  visibility  in  class  I   areas.  The

Administrator  shall prepare a  written report on  each assessment and

transmit  copies of  these reports  to the  appropriate  committees of

Congress.

   "(c)   Establishment   of   Visibility   Transport   Regions   and

Commissions.-

      "(1)    Authority    to    establish    visibility    transport

   regions.-Whenever,  upon the Administrator's motion or by petition

   from  the  Governors  of   at  least  two  affected  States,   the

   Administrator  has reason to believe that the current or projected

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