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 improve health care and benefits for veterans exposed to toxic substances.

would list certain perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous air pollutants.

would withdraw certain federal land in the Pecos Watershed area of the state of New Mexico from mineral entry.

would provide for the distribution of certain outer continental shelf revenues to the state of Alaska.

would reform and enhance the pay and benefits of federal wildland firefighters.

would make appropriations for DOI, EPA, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022.Ā 

would require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an analysis of the costs of converting light-duty vehicles in the federal fleet to electric vehicles.

would amend the FAA Modernization and Reform Act to establish a Sustainable Aviation Fuel Working Group.

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program to award grants to eligible entities to carry out projects with the potential to reduce or sequester greenhouse emissions that convert and valorize tree nut harvest byproducts into multiple higher value biocarbon products.

would prohibit the Administrator of EPA from imposing a fee on certain facilities for methane emissions.