Congress   114
     
Bill #   S234
     
Sponsor   Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA]
     
Title   Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015
     
Date Introduced 1/22/2015
   
Policy Issue Ocean Governance
   
Description Summary A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to confirm the scope of the authority of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to deny or restrict the use of defined areas as disposal sites. The Administrator may deny or restrict the use of any defined area identified in such notice as a specified disposal site if the Administrator determines, after notice and opportunity for public comment, that the discharge of dredged or fill material into such defined area will have an unacceptable adverse effect on municipal water supplies, shellfish beds and fishery areas (including spawning and breeding areas), wildlife, or recreational areas.
   
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Date of Action 1/22/2015
   
Latest Action Introduced and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
   

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