Science & Conservation Monday (Tuesday) #18

Water

H.R.4414 : Improving Notification for Clean and Safe Drinking Water Act of 2016
-Would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to authorize  the EPA to let the public know if local and State agencies don’t take actions to mitigate risk from polluted drinking water.
H.R.4438 : Drinking Water Contamination Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2016
Would rovide emergency appropriations to the EPA to assist Michigan in response to the Flint water crisis
H.R.4470 : Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act
Would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to address regulations surrounding lead in pipes.
H.R.4497 : Water Resources Research Amendments Act of 2016
-Would amend the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 to beef up the ability to do research in relation to water resources. 

EIDs

H.R.4400 : Adding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act
Pretty self explanatory.
H.R.4446 : Zika Response and Safety Act of 2016
Would authorize the use of Ebola funds for Zika response and preparedness.

Species Conservation

H.R.4480 : Albatross and Petrel Conservation Act
A conservation act specific to albatrosses and petrels. 

Energy

H.R.4423 : Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2016
-Would provide for a program of wind energy research and development.
H.R.4456 : RECLAIM Act of 2016
-Basically reparations to States and Tribes in response to areas experiencing negative effects due to mining.

 

 

 

 

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