Recent Federal Bills

Below are summaries of Bills Introduced, Committee Reports, Chamber Actions, and Public Laws reported in the most recent issue of ELR's Weekly Update.

would provide for a national water data framework.

would provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, and provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources.

would require the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of EPA to conduct a study analyzing the cost to permit applicants and permit holders of complying with §§402 and 404 of the FWPCA.

would provide for a national water data framework, provide for the water security of the Rio Grande Basin, and reauthorize irrigation infrastructure grants.

would address the recovery of certain costs with respect to certain Bureau of Reclamation facilities in the Colorado River Basin.

would support water infrastructure in Bureau of Reclamation states.

would amend TSCA to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos.

would amend FIFRA to provide for a consistent definition for plant biostimulants.

would enhance pipeline safety and oil spill preparedness and response, particularly in the Great Lakes Basin.

would amend TSCA to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos.