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      address  long  range  strategies for  addressing  regional haze

      which impairs visibility in affected class I areas.

   "(e)  Duties of  the Administrator.-(1)  The Administrator  shall,

taking  into account the studies pursuant to subsection (a)(1) and the

reports  pursuant   to  subsection  (d)(2)  and   any  other  relevant

information, within eighteen months of  receipt of the report referred

to in subsection (d)(2) of this section, carry out the Administrator's

regulatory responsibilities under section 169A, including criteria for

measuring `reasonable progress' toward the national goal.

   "(2) Any regulations promulgated under  section 169A of this title

pursuant to  this subsection shall  require affected States  to revise

within  12 months their implementation plans under section 110 of this

title to contain such emission limits, schedules of compliance,

and  other measures  as  may be  necessary  to carry  out  regulations

promulgated pursuant to this subsection.

   "(f)    Grand   Canyon    Visibility   Transport   Commission.-The

Administrator pursuant  to subsection (c)(1) shall,  within 12 months,

establish a  visibility transport commission for  the region affecting

the visibility of the Grand Canyon National Park.".

SEC. 817. ROLE OF SECONDARY STANDARDS

   (a) Report.-The Administrator  shall request the  National Academy

of Sciences  to  prepare a  report  to the  Congress  on the  role  of

national secondary ambient air quality standards in protecting welfare

and the environment. The report shall:

       (1)  include information  on  the effects  on welfare  and the

   environment  which   are  caused  by   ambient  concentrations  of

   pollutants listed  pursuant to  section 108  and other  pollutants

   which may be listed;

       (2)  estimate welfare  and environmental  costs incurred  as a

   result of such effects;

      (3)  examine the  role  of secondary  standards  and the  State

   implementation planning process in preventing such effects;

       (4)  determine ambient concentrations  of each  such pollutant

   which would be  adequate to  protect welfare  and the  environment

   from such effects;

       (5) estimate the costs and  other impacts of meeting secondary

   standards; and

      (6)  consider  other  means   consistent  with  the  goals  and

   objectives of the Clean  Air Act which may be more  effective than

   secondary standards in preventing or mitigating such effects.

    (b) Submission  to  Congress;  Comments;  Authorization.-(1)  The

report  shall be transmitted  to the Congress  not later than  3 years

after the date of enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.

   (2)  At least  90 days before  issuing a  report the Administrator

shall  provide  an opportunity  for  public  comment on  the  proposed

report.  The Administrator shall include in the final report a summary

of the comments received on the proposed report.

   (3)  There are  authorized  to be  appropriated  such sums  as are

necessary to carry out this section.

SEC. 818. INTERNATIONAL BORDER AREAS.

   Subpart 1  of part D of title I of the Clean Air Act is amended by

adding at the end thereof the following new section:

"SEC. 179B. INTERNATIONAL BORDER AREAS.

   "(a)  Implementation  Plans  and  Revisions.-Notwithstanding   any

other  provision  of  law,  an implementation  plan  or  plan revision

required under this Act shall be approved by the Administrator if-

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