The house is changing the term pollutants. Dangerous chemicals are simply no longer allowed be called as such by the EPA.
SEE HERE FOR DETAILS: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/637/text
(1) GREENHOUSE GAS REGULATION UNDER CLEAN AIR ACT.—Section 302(g) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7602(g)) is amended—
(A) by striking “(g) The term” and inserting the following:
“(1) IN GENERAL.—The term”; and
(B) by adding at the end the following:
“(2) EXCLUSION.—The term ‘air pollutant’ does not include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or sulfur hexafluoride.”.
(2) NO REGULATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, nothing in any of the following Acts or any other law authorizes or requires the regulation of climate change or global warming:
(A) The Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.).
(B) The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.).
(C) The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).
(D) The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
(E) The Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.).
(b) Effect On Final Rules Of The EPA.—In accordance with this section, the following final rules (or any similar or successor rules) of the Environmental Protection Agency shall be void and have no force or effect:
(1) The final rule entitled “Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources” (published at 81 Fed. Reg. 35823 (June 3, 2016)).
(2) The final rule entitled “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units” (published at 80 Fed. Reg. 64661 (October 23, 2015)).
(a) In General.—Before proposing or finalizing any regulation, rule, or policy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall provide an analysis of the regulation, rule, or policy and describe the direct and indirect net and gross impact of the regulation, rule, or policy on employment in the United States.
(b) Limitation.—No regulation, rule, or policy described in subsection (a) shall take effect if the regulation, rule, or policy has a negative impact on employment in the United States unless the regulation, rule, or policy is approved by Congress and signed by the President.