The House amended Senate legislation that would allow host municipalities to receive a share of the fines the Department of Environmental Protection places on a business. The bill now moves to the Senate for agreement in House amendment, and then, most expect, to Governor Corbett for his signature. Under the bill, 25 percent of any Air Pollution Control Act fines totaling $50,000 or more back to the municipality where the violation occurred. The bill stipulates the money is to be used for local projects designed to reduce air pollution, to improve parks and trails, or to create open space. Under current state law, all the money from these fines have gone to the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Clean Air Fund, established by the Air Pollution Control Act in 1992 ‘Independent Contractor’ Clarified Under Legislation Before Governor