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USHB1352IntroTo establish a trust fund to provide for adequate funding for water and sewer infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHJR34IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Source...
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSJR14IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB610IntroProvides support for the protection and restoration of the San Francisco Bay estuary and the recovery of certain species in the estuary. Specifically, it establishes a San Francisco Bay Program Office in the Environmental Protection Agency. The progr...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB587IntroRevises requirements under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program for the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant in San Diego, California. Currently, the plant must meet standards established under the NPDES permit ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 2.
USHB1144IntroProvides support for the restoration and protection of the Puget Sound, an estuary in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington. Specifically, the bill establishes a Puget Sound Recovery National Program Office within the Environmental Protection...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 3.
USHB2008IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to nonpoint source management, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1921IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 3.
USHB692IntroSets forth requirements for determining the venue for judicial review of an agency action under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). Specifically, the bill requires a proceeding for judicial review of an agency's compliance with NEPA...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB939IntroExempts wildfire mitigation activities conducted within 300 feet of a road from all laws governing environmental review of proposed agency actions or protection of endangered or threatened species. Mitigation activities are those that are conducted b...
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2021-03-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR202IntroExpressing support for the need for a replacement fleet that meets the climate goals of the United States, protects critical supply chains, and promotes a cleaner, more stable future for a burgeoning 21st century domestic vehicle industry.
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2021-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR171IntroHonoring the life and work of Cecil Corbin-Mark, a highly respected leader in the environmental justice movement, whose lifelong dedication to combating systemic racism and economic disparities serves as an inspiration for all people.
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2021-02-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1335IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out a pilot program to award grants for the electrification of certain refrigerated vehicles, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1403IntroRequires the Department of the Interior to remove the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife.
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2021-02-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB432IntroA bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out a pilot program to award grants for the electrification of certain refrigerated vehicles, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB362IntroA bill to amend the FAST Act to improve the Federal permitting process, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB565IntroAddresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the ec...
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2021-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB630IntroDirects the Department of the Interior to issue a permit for the importation of a polar bear part (other than an internal organ) from a bear taken in a sport hunt in Canada to any permit applicant who has submitted proof that the polar bear was (1) l...
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2021-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB48IntroLimits the protection of endangered or threatened species to species that are native to the United States. In addition, the bill prohibits certain funding for endangered or threatened species from being used to acquire lands, waters, or other interes...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB286IntroGives states the authority to manage the populations of gray wolves and to determine if the wolves are endangered or threatened species. Specifically, the bill permanently removes the populations of gray wolf in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wy...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB456IntroDelays hydraulic fracturing of oil or gas resources on certain federal lands in California. On December 12, 2019, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a record of decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for t...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB1146IntroRevises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR125IntroTo oppose the use of the National Emergencies Act to declare a national emergency relating to climate change.
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2021-02-16
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB276IntroAmends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit a living nonnative species from being listed as a threatened or endangered species.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB930IntroLimits the protection of endangered and threatened species to species that are native to the United States, thus removing protection given to nonnative species in the United States that are listed as threatened or endangered.
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2021-02-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB283IntroEstablishes and capitalizes a National Climate Bank. The independent, nonprofit bank must invest in clean energy technologies and infrastructure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The national bank's investments and procurements division must seek t...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB866IntroGives the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) the sole authority to protect endangered or threatened species that are anadromous species (species of fish that spawn in fresh or estuarine waters and that migrate to ocean waters) or catadromous species (sp...
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2021-02-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB861IntroRequires the owner or operator of a facility where hazardous chemicals are produced, used, or stored to hold a public meeting within 72 hours of the release of an extremely hazardous substance. The owner or operator must publish a notice in a local n...
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB314IntroEstablishes the For Communities Trust Fund to be funded by specified environmental taxes for the purpose of awarding grants to states in cooperative agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency to (1) assist in relocation efforts for individua...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB491IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a California New River restoration program for the New River. The river starts in Mexicali, Mexico, flows north into the United States through Calexico, passes through the Imperial Valle...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB718IntroRequires the President to notify Congress and the public of executive orders relating to the natural resources of the United States before issuing such orders.
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2021-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H333-334, H370)
USSB193IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update the methodology used in life-cycle analyses of greenhouse gas emissions that result from the production and use of corn-based ethanol and biodiesel fuel. The EPA must update its methodology...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB216IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB62IntroModifies procedures related to specified chemical assessments performed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Specifically, chemical hazard identification and dose response assessments must be performed by the appropriate EPA program office (...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB260IntroAddresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill outlines the functions of the working group, in...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB190IntroTo repeal certain amendments to the Clean Air Act relating to the expansion of the renewable fuel program, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB283IntroAuthorizes states to monitor certain criteria air pollutants (i.e., lead, ozone, particulate matter, or sulfur dioxide) by greatly increasing the number of air quality sensors under their state implementation plans. The Environmental Protection Agenc...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB245IntroModifies terminology for purposes of the New Source Review (NSR) permitting program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In order for a change to a stationary source to be a modification (a change to a stationary source that increases the ai...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB516IntroEstablishes an interagency Environmental Justice Mapping Committee that must create a tool to identify environmental justice communities. Environmental justice communities are communities with significant representation of communities of color, low-i...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB501IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHR79IntroUrging the people of the United States to observe the month of April of each year as Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month.
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2021-02-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB644IntroSets forth a process to authorize states to assume the environmental review responsibilities of federal agencies. Specifically, it allows states to oversee the environmental review required under certain federal environmental laws for projects funded...
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2021-02-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB674IntroProvides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded posthumously to Hazel M. Johnson in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the environmental justice movement.
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2021-02-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB673IntroRequires the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Hazel M. Johnson, who was known as the mother of the environmental justice movement.
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR69IntroThis resolution calls for the federal government to establish a national biodiversity strategy, which must include a goal of conserving at least 30% of U.S. lands and waters to protect biodiversity and address climate change by 2030 and other goals n...
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2021-01-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB101IntroEstablishes an interagency Environmental Justice Mapping Committee that must create a tool to identify environmental justice communities. Environmental justice communities are communities with significant representation of communities of color, low-i...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR17IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that clean water is a national priority and that the April 21, 2020, Navigable Waters Protection Rule should not be withdrawn or vacated.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB66IntroAddresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the ec...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB29IntroReauthorizes through FY2025 programs within the Environmental Protection Agency that award grants to states for managing nonpoint source water pollution or protecting groundwater quality. Water pollution from nonpoint sources is caused by precipitati...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR59IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Paris Agreement shall have no effect in the United States until it is renegotiated to ensure the world's largest emitters of greenhouse gases reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and rece...
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2021-01-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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