It’s been a while since my last Conservation Friday. Lots of traveling, lots of life-changing events, teaching a field course (read our blog here!). More on that later. For now, this is what you missed (sorry, no descriptions):
H.R.1888 : Fluke Fairness Act
H.R.1990 : Protecting Our Great Lakes Act
H.R.2012 : To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to authorize competitive grants to support programs that address needs of fishing communities.
H.R.2155 : Community STEM Learning Act of 2015
H.R.2295 : National Energy Security Corridors Act
H.R.2346 : North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act
H.R.2556 : To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to repeal the authorization for program development and implementation grants for coastal recreation water quality monitoring and notification, and for other purposes.
S.1143 : West Coast Dungeness Crab Management Act
S.1155 : Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2015
S.1230 : A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program under which the Director of the Bureau of Land Management shall enter into memoranda of understanding with States providing for State oversight of oil and gas productions activities.
S.1251 : Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Amendments Act
S.1283 : A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to repeal certain programs, to establish a coal technology program, and for other purposes.
S.1284 : A bill to clarify the treatment of carbon emissions from forest biomass, and for other purposes.
S.1343 : A bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to maintain a project to improve hurricane forecasting, and for other purposes.
S.1394 : Columbia River Basin Restoration Act of 2015
S.1403 : Florida Fisheries Improvement Act
S.1414 : Rhode Island Fishermen’s Fairness Act
S.1475 : Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act