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 impose natural gas trading limits during emergencies. 

would provide for a moratorium on oil and gas leasing and exploration on the outer continental shelf off the coast of Florida until 2032.

would repeal EPA's renewable fuel program. 

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to establish the advanced solar manufacturing production credit.

would require the Energy Information Administration to submit to Congress and make publicly available an annual report on federal agency policies and regulations and executive orders that have increased or may increase energy prices in the United States.

would direct the Administrator of EPA to establish a program to enhance the transparency, quality, and availability of life-cycle assessment data, and harmonize life-cycle assessment approaches to calculating greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental factors, in the production of products made primarily of eligible materials through environmental product declarations or a similar mechanism as determined appropriate by the Administrator.

would restrict the use of steel-jaw leghold traps and Conibear traps on animals in the United States. 

would amend the FWPCA to modify certain allotments under the Act.

would amend the FWPCA with respect to contracts for oil spill response.

would amend the FWPCA to modify certain allotments under the Act.