Congress   115
     
Bill #   HR1261
     
Sponsor   Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13]
     
Title   Federal Regulatory Certainty for Water Act
     
Date Introduced 02/28/2017
   
Policy Issue Climate Change and Pollution
   
Description Summary A bill to clarify the definition of navigable waters, and for other purposes. The term “navigable waters” has previously been determined by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The rule’s purpose is to clarify which water bodies and wetlands are federally protected under the Clean Water Act.
   
Related Bills
   
Date of Action 03/01/2017
   
Latest Action Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
   

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