Congress   113
Bill #   HR5753
Sponsor   Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]
Title   Drinking Water Protection Act
Date Introduced 11/20/2014
Policy Issue Climate Change and Pollution
Description Summary • Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and submit to Congress a strategic plan for assessing and managing risks associated with cyanotoxins in drinking water provided by public water systems.
• The bill would require the EPA to coordinate information on cyanobacteria.
• The bill would require the Comptroller General to prepare a report that includes an inventory of funds “expended by the United States, for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2014, to examine or analyze cyanobacteria or address public health concerns related to harmful algal blooms”.
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Date of Action 11/20/2014
Latest Action Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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