American Bankers Association chief lobbyist Edward L. Yingling last week let Senate leaders know what kind of Savings Association Insurance Fund rescue package his group would support.

In an Aug. 12 letter to Trent Lott, majority leader, Mr. Yingling said the association endorses a package put together by House Banking Committee Chairman Jim Leach. The measure would capitalize the thrift fund, pare regulations, and protect banks from environmental liability.

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