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 protect firefighters from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

would recognize tribal cooperation in the environmental review of proposed actions affecting the revised Yurok Reservation.

would modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims.

would modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain land.

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to end the investment tax credit for offshore wind facilities in the inland navigable waters of the United States.

would require the Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Secretaries of Energy and Education, to submit a report on current and future trends and shortages in the clean energy technology industry to achieve a clean energy economy, and provide grants to establish and enhance training programs for any occupation or field of work for which a shortage is identified.

would distribute revenue from offshore wind projects in the New York Bight Area to certain coastal states and promote conservation and workforce development.

would direct the Federal Trade Commission to conduct an investigation and submit to Congress a report on gasoline prices.

would require the Office of Management and Budget, the General Services Administration, and CEQ to develop short-term and long-term strategies to reduce the cost of transportation fuels for consumers in the United States through federal conservation.

would establish an Alaska Salmon Research Task Force.