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   loading  and  unloading of  tank vessels,  under  section  3703 of

   title 46 of the United States Code and section  6 of the Ports and

   Waterways Safety Act  (33 U.S.C. 1225). The  standards promulgated

   by  the Administrator  under  paragraph  (1) and  the  regulations

   issued by  a State  or political  subdivision regarding  emissions

   from  the  loading   and  unloading  of  tank  vessels   shall  be

   consistent   with  the   regulations  regarding   safety  of   the

   Department in which the Coast Guard is operating.

      "(3)  Agency  authority.-(A)  The  Administrator  shall  ensure

   compliance  with the  tank  vessel  emission standards  prescribed

   under paragraph (1)(A).  The Secretary of the Department  in which

   the Coast  Guard is  operating shall  also ensure compliance  with

   the tank vessel standards prescribed under paragraph (1)(A).  

      "(B) The Secretary of  the Department in which the  Coast Guard

   is operating shall  ensure compliance with the  regulations issued

   under paragraph (2).

      "(4)   State  or   local  standards.-After   the  Administrator

   promulgates standards  under this section,  no State or  political

   subdivision  thereof may adopt or attempt  to enforce any standard

   respecting  emissions  from  tank  vessels subject  to  regulation

   under paragraph  (1)  unless such  standard is  no less  stringent

   than the standards promulgated under paragraph (1).

      "(5)  Enforcement.-Any  standard  established  under  paragraph

   (1)(A) shall be  treated, for purposes of enforcement of this Act,

   as  a  standard  under  section  111  and  any  violation  of such

   standard  shall be  treated  as a  violation  of a  requirement of

   section 111(e).

   "(g) Ozone Design  Value Study.-The Administrator shall  conduct a

study  of  whether  the  methodology   in  use  by  the  Environmental

Protection Agency as of the date of the enactment of the Clean Air Act

Amendments  of 1990 for establishing a design value for ozone provides

a reasonable indicator of the ozone air quality of

ozone nonattainment  areas. The Administrator shall  obtain input from

States, local  subdivisions thereof, and  others. The  study shall  be

completed and a  report submitted to Congress  not later than  3 years

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

1990. The  results of the  study shall be  subject to peer  and public

review before submitting it to Congress.

"SEC. 184. CONTROL OF INTERSTATE OZONE AIR POLLUTION.

   "(a) Ozone Transport Regions.-A single transport  region for ozone

(within  the meaning of section  176A(a)), comprised of  the States of

Connecticut,  Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,

New Jersey,  New York, Pennsylvania,  Rhode Island,  Vermont, and  the

Consolidated Metropolitan  Statistical Area that includes the District

of Columbia, is hereby established by operation of law. The provisions

of  section  176A(a) (1)  and  (2)  shall apply  with  respect to  the

transport  region  established  under   this  section  and  any  other

transport  region   established  for  ozone,  except   to  the  extent

inconsistent with  the provisions  of this section.  The Administrator

shall convene  the commission  required (under  section 176A(b))  as a

result of the establishment of such region within 6 months of the date

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

   "(b) Plan  Provisions for States  in Ozone Transport  Regions.-(1)

In accordance with section 110, not later than 2 years  after the date

of the enactment of the Clean Air  Act Amendments of 1990 (or 9 months

after  the subsequent  inclusion  of a  State  in a  transport  region

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