H.R.1188: Zero Chlorine Discharge Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 20, 1997
  • Latest Major Action April 3, 1997

Bill Summary

Zero Chlorine Discharge Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require pulp and paper manufacturing facilities to achieve zero discharge into the navigable waters of organochlorine compounds, byproducts, or metabolites formulated as a result of the use of chlorine or any other chlorinated oxidizing agent in the pulp and paper manufacturing process. Requires permits for paper and pulp mills which use chlorine or chlorinated...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
March 20, 1997

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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