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COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

ALAN BIBLE, Nevada, Chairman WAYNE MORSE, Oregon

WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont ROBERT F. KENNEDY, New York

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado JOSEPH D. TYDINGS, Maryland

THRUSTON B. MORTON, Kentucky WILLIAM B. SPONG, JR., Virginia

CHESTER H. SMITH, Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AND COMMERCE

JOSEPH D. TYDINGS, Maryland, Chairman ROBERT F. KENNEDY, New York

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado

SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, EDUCATION, WELFARE, AND SAFETY

WAYNE MORSE, Oregon, Chairman ROBERT F. KENNEDY, New York

WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont

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Hearing dates and subject:

Page

March 8, 1967.—District of Columbia air pollution in general.--

1

March 9, 1967.- Air pollution in the District caused by the Federal

Government.

47

March 13, 1967.- Air pollution control programs in other cities -

125

March 14, 1967.-Kenilworth dump and proposed alternatives.

603

March 15, 1967.— Pollution and private business in the District of

Columbia.

683

March 16, 1967.—The District of Columbia government and its air pol-
lution control efforts.-

775

Appendix.

819

Testimony of -

Agnew, Wallace B., president, Washington Board of Realtors, Inc.- 686
Asrael, Stanley J., president, Alexandria Scrap Corp., Alexandria, Va. 770

Auerbach, Irwin, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, abatement

program, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

Booras, Samuel G., assistant director, Administrative and Technical

Services Division, Department of Air Pollution Control, Chicago, Ill. 314

Bosley, John J., deputy executive director and general counsel,

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments..

576

Bowerman, Frank R., consultant on solid waste disposal, Aerojet-

General Corp.,
El Monte, Calif-

604

Brink, John V., Chief, Bureau of Public Health Engineering, District

of Columbia Department of Public Health.

776

Bruce, Mrs. John W., Jr.-

38

Brunot, Charles, Program Chemist, Air Pollution Division, District

of Columbia Department of Public Health...

776

Cadwallader, Lewis W., vice president-generating, Potomac Electric

Power Co...

697

Cary, William H., Associate Director for Environmental Health,

District of Columbia Department of Public Health

649, 776

Corbin, William P., president, Calverton Citizens Association.

673

Counts, Richard L., Steuart Petroleum Co., Washington, D. C. 740

Davis, Robert T., Director of Legislation, General Services Adminis-

tration.

96

Dripps, William N., Superintendent, Inspection Division, District

of Columbia Department of Licenses and Inspections.

776

Duncan, Hon. John B., District of Columbia Board of Commissioners. 776

England, George A., Director, District of Columbia Department of

Motor Vehicles..

776

Feinberg, Dr. Richard..

26

Flanagan, Joseph, Chief, Federal Facilities Section, Abatement

Program, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

48

Fuller, Louis J., air pollution control officer, Los Angeles County Air

Pollution Control District.-.

126

Gill, John W., president, H. A. Gill and Son.

686

Grant, Dr. Murray, Director, District of Columbia Department of

Public Health..

776

Griswold, S. Smith, Associate Director, National Center for Air Pollu-

tion Control, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Educa-

tion, and Welfare.---

3

Gude, Hon. Gilbert, U.S. Representative in Congress from the
State of Maryland.

738
Head, Dr. Murdock, chairman, Air Pollution Committee, Medical

Society of the District of Columbia..

21

Testimony of—Continued

Heggestad, Howard E., Plant Pathologist and Leader, Plant Air

Pollution Laboratory, Crops Research Division, Agriculture Re-

search Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry

Station, Beltsville, Md.-

40

High, Dean, abatement program, Department of Health, Education,

and Welfare.

48

Horne, Robert C., Associate Regional Director of the National Capital
Region, National Park Service---

638

Innamorati, Anthony W., Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Buildings

Management, General Services Administration.

96

Jett, T. Sutton, Regional Director, National Capital Region, Na-
tional Park Service..

638

Johnson, Augustus C., chairman, Greater Washington Citizens for

Clean Air..

33

Kailin, Dr. Eloise, representative of The District of Columbia Medical

Society.

106

Katz, Murray, vice president, Greater Washington Citizens for

Clean Air

35

Landau, Erwin, manager, Products Application, Asiatic Petroleum
Corp., New York, N.Y

740

Lillard, J. Edgar..

680

McDermott, John J., president, Washington Building Congress. 683

McDiarmid, Mrs. Dorothy, member, Virginia General Assembly-

775

Machen, Hon. Hervey G., U.S. Representative in Congress from the

State of Maryland.

631

Mathe, Brig. Gen., Robert E., Engineer Commissioner of the District

of Columbia

649, 776

Middleton, Dr. John T., Director, National Center for Air Pollution

Control, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education,

and Welfare.

3

Mills, R. Gregory, Chairman, Air Pollution Committee, Metropolitan

Area Transit Commission.-.

689

Orndorff, Roy L., Director, District of Columbia Department of

Sanitary Engineering -

649, 776

Overhouse, Charles W., Chief Engineer, Director, Engineering De-

partment, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission... 689

Pollard, Joseph M., legislative consultant, Los Angeles Board of
Supervisors...

126
Roeder, William F., Chief, Sanitation and Equipment Division, Dis-
trict of Columbia Department of Sanitary Êngineering -

649, 776

Roof, Philip L., Executive Assistant, Office of the Architect of the

Capitol..

89

Rubel, Walter L., Coordinating Engineer, Office of the Architect of the

Capitol...

89

Scheiber, Walter A., executive director, the Metropolitan Washington

Council of Governments ---

576

Schmidt, William A., Commissioner, Public Building Service, General

Services Administration.

96

Snell, Dr. Robert E...

29
Stanley, William J., director, Department of Air Pollution Control,
Chicago, Ill.

314

Steele, G. Earle, superintendant, East National Capital National Parks. 638

Stewart, Hon. J. George, Architect of the Capitol.--

89

Thot, Capt. John M., Traffic Division, Washington Metropolitan

Police Department..-

776

Tobriner, Hon. Walter N., President, District of Columbia Board of

Commissioners..

776

Vaughn, Joseph, Engineer in Charge, Heating Plants, General Services

Administration..

Vierbuchen, Richard C., Vice President, Marketing, Washington Gas
Light Co..

751
Weaver, Leo, Chief, solid wastes program, National Center for Urban
and Industrial Health, Public Health Service...

640

Wertz, Richard C., director, public safety, Metropolitan Washington

Council of Governments.

576

Windsor, James M., executive vice president, Oil Heat Institute of

Greater Washington.-

740

37

I. WRITTEN STATEMENTS

Page

Agnew, Wallace B., president, Washington Board of Realtors---

687
Asrael, Stanley J., president, Alexandria Scrap Corp., Alexandria, Va. 772
Brewster, Hon. Daniel B., U.S. Senator from the State of Maryland..

601
Corbin, William P., president, Calverton Citizens Association...

673

Feinberg, Dr. Richard.-

26

Grant, Dr. Murray, Director, District of Columbia Department of Public

Health..

672, 778

Head, Dr. Murdock, chairman, Air Pollution Committee, Medical Society

of the District of Columbia.

25

Heggestad, Howard E., plant pathologist and leader, Plant Air Pollution

Laboratory, Crops Research Division, Agricultural Research Service,

U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Industry Station, Beltsville, Md.. 43

Johnson, Augustus C., chairman, Greater Washington Citizens for Clean

Air..

34

Kailin, Dr. Eloise, representing the District of Columbia Medical Society - 120

Katz, Murray, vice president, Greater Washington Citizens for Clean Air.
Lillard, J. Edgar...

680
Orndorff, Roy L., Director of Sanitary Engineering, District of Columbia. 671, 808
Overhouse, Charles W., chief engineer, director, Engineering Department,
Metropolitan Area Transit Commission.

690

Scheiber, Walter A., executive director, Metropolitan Washington Council

of Governments..

577

Silver, Dr. Harold.

46

Snell, Dr. Robert E.

31

Spong, Hon. William B., U.S. Senator from the State of Virginia.

816

Stanley, William J., director, Department of Air Pollution Control,

Chicago, Ill..

314

Thot, Capt. John M., Traffic Division, Washington Metropolitan Police

Department.

803

Vierbuchen, Richard C., vice president, marketing, Washington Gas Light

Co...

768

Windsor, James M., executive vice president, Oil Heat Institute of Greater

Washington.---

748

II. LETTERS, REPORTS, EXHIBITS, CHARTS, AND

TABLES

Air Pollution in Four U.S. Cities (chart)

17

Building Owners and Managers Association of Metropolitan Washington,

letter dated March 6, 1967, from Wayne 0. Brubaker, executive vice
president, to Hon. Joseph D. Tydings re declining to testify at hearings-- 689

City of Chicago, III., Department of Air Pollution Control:

Air pollution control-"The Chicago Air Pollution Control Ordi-

nance".

399

Air quality monitoring system-Sample copy of computer data

sheet...

396, 397

Air quality telemetering system--by Samuel G. Booras.

551

Air resource management..

393

"Air Resource Management in the Chicago Metropolitan Area-

Planning for Clean Air," by William J. Stanley and Austin N.

Heller...

463

A report on Commonwealth Edison Co.'s air pollution control pro-

gram-January 1967.

328

Breakdown of matching fund allocations for Federal grants -

323

Chicago's program of air pollution control.,

455

Chicago's program with the steel industry (report prepared by James

V. Fitzgerald).

336

Clean Air System Control Center..

394

Complaints

326

Complaint system-1967--

325

Departmental organization as approved by Civil Service Commission. 431

Emission control devices (standard industrial classification versus

dollars) 1966—10 months

391

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II. LETTERS, REPORTS, EXHIBITS, CHARTS, AND

TABLES—Continued

City of Chicago, Ill., Department of Air Pollution Control-Continued Page

Emission inventory 1965-66 (fuel usage and emissions in Chicago)-- 326

Organization chart, 1967---

322

“Planning and Implementing Chicago's Package Programs," by

Harry Watters, Thaddeus T. Kason, and Arthur R. Dammkoehler 485

Process evaluation system developed for the emission inventory--

343

Rate of control of emissions from various phases of steel making - 336

Revenue from permits and annual evaluations.

324

Steel industry's air pollution control program with the city of Chicago. 392

Solid waste estimate, summary of .--

342

Survey results of manufacturing activity for city of Chicago

390

Comptroller General's Office, informal opinion on legal use of Muirkirk

site for sanitary land fill -

636

Curtis, Hon. Carl T., U.S. Senator from the State of Nebraska, letter

dated March 9, 1967, to Hon. Joseph D. Tydings concerning air pollution
in Washington, D.C.

826

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare:

Agencies indicating no air pollution problems, and agencies indicating

air pollution problems.

76

Background statement of sulfur oxide pollution in the New York,

Chicago, Philadelphia, and. Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas. 86
Supplementary information requested for the hearing record-letter

of May 22, 1967, containing information on the availability of low-
sulfur fuel for use in the Washington, D.C., area, and an estimate
of the cost of implementing regulations for the control of sulfur
oxide pollution from Federal facilities in the Washington area, with
attachments.

827
District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles:

Statistical Report—1965 inspection year, items inspected and num-
ber of rejections for each item....

802
Summary of smoke abatement activities of the Department of Motor
Vehicles.

801
District of Columbia Department of Public Health, Air Pollution Division,
complaints, category-

791, 798

District of Columbia Department of Sanitary Engineering:

Muirkirk tract:

Aerial photo.

656

Highway access map--

655

Outline of proposed landfill area.

658

Per capita trash production versus incinerator capacity (annual trash

production in thousands of tons) -

651

Refuse transfer facility (photo)----

654

Sanitary landfill equipment and operation (photo)

654

Trash production versus incinerator capacity, pounds of trash (com-
bustible) per person per day

650
Executive Office of the President, Bureau of the Budget, circular No. A-78,

August 6, 1966, issued to the heads of executive departments and estab-
lishments. Subject, “Air Pollution from Federal Activities”,

71
Executive Order 11282, dated May 26, 1966, “Control of Air Pollution

Originating from Federal Installations” and standards by the Secretary
of Health, Education, and Welfare implementing the objective pre-
scribed by the order-

64
General Services Administration:

"Buildings in the District of Columbia and nearby Virginia, managed
by GSA, where coal or fuel oil heavier than No. 4 is used".

102

Cleaning of exteriors of Buildings, Washington, D.C. (table of costs). 103

Comparative cost of fuels.---

99

Cost of heating Los Angeles building before and after conversion from

oil to natural gas (1953-54) -

104

Selected heating data—Los Angeles, Calif., and Washington, D.C. 101

“Health Effects from Repeated Exposures to Low Concentrations of Air

Pollutants," by Richard A. Prindle, M.D., M.P.H., and Emanuel

Landau, from Public Health Reports, vol. 77, No. 10, October 1962,

as reprinted by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare,

Public Health Service..

109

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