Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Recent Federal Environmental Legislation

S.3473 : A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to authorize advances from Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 6/9/2010) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 111-191 [GPO: Text, PDF]

S.3372 : A bill to modify the date on which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and applicable States may require permits for discharges from certain vessels. Sponsor: Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] (introduced 5/13/2010) Cosponsors (15) Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works Senate Reports: 111-209 Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 111-215 to GPO Text, PDF]

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