Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/635

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PUBLIC LAW 102-386 —OCT. 6, 1992 106 STAT. 1515 "(3) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to affect any other enforcement authorities available to the Administrator or a State under this subtitle. "(d) DEFINITION.— For purposes of this section, the term 'federally owned treatment works' means a facility that is owned and operated by a department, agency, or instrumentality of the Federal Cxovernment treating wastewater, a majority of which is domestic sewage, prior to discharge in accordance with a permit issued under section 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. "(e) SAVINGS CLAUSE.— Nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting any agreement, permit, or administrative or judicial order, or any condition or requirement contained in such an agreement, permit, or order, that is in existence on the date of the enactment of this section and that requires corrective action or closure at a federally owned treatment works or solid waste management unit or facility related to such a treatment works.". (b) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT. — The table of contents for subtitle C of such Act (contained in section 1001) is further amended by adding at the end the following new item: "Sec. 3023. Federally owned treatment works.". SEC. 109. SMALL TOWN ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING. 42 USC 6908. (a) ESTABLISHMENT. —The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (hereafter referred to as the "Administrator") shall establish a program to assist small communities in planning and financing environmental facilities. The program shall be known as the "Small Town Environmental Planning Program". (b) SMALL TOWN ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING TASK FORCE.— Establishment. (1) The Administrator shall establish a Small Town Environmental Planning Task Force which shall be composed of representatives of small towns from different areas of the United States, Federal and State governmental agencies, and public interest groups. The Administrator shall terminate the Task Force not later than 2 years after the establishment of the Task Force. (2) The Task Force shall— (A) identifv regulations developed pursuant to Federal environmental laws which pose signincant compliance problems for small towns; (B) identify means to improve the working relationship between the Environmental Protection Agency (hereafter referred to as the Agency) and small towns; (C) review proposed regulations for the protection of the environmental and public health and suggest revisions that could improve the ability of small towns to comply with such regulations; (D) identify means to promote regionalization of environmental treatment systems and infrastructure serving small towns to improve the economic condition of such systems and infrastructure; and (E) provide such other assistance to the Administrator as the Administrator deems appropriate. (c) IDENTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS.— (1) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall publish a list of requirements under Federal environmental and public health statutes (and the regulations developed pursuant to such statutes) applicable to small