Congress   114
     
Bill #   HR1990
     
Sponsor   Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]
     
Title   Protecting Our Great Lakes Act
     
Date Introduced 04/23/2015
   
Policy Issue Climate Change and Pollution
   
Description Summary This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit discharges of dredged material into the Great Lakes System, except for discharges: (1) into a confined disposal facility; or (2) in connection with a beneficial use or habitat establishment, improvement, and/or restoration. The prohibition becomes effective in five years.
   
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Date of Action 04/23/2015
   
Latest Action Introduced in House.
   

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