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Last Action Description
Aug. 4, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5891

To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from using funds to carry out the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

July 25, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5765

Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

July 14, 2016
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H.R.4470

Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.897

Zika Vector Control Act

Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.

H.R.5782

Brownfields Authorization Increase Act of 2016

Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.5870

Federal Partnership for Clean Water Land Acquisition Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

July 13, 2016
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H.R.5650

Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

July 12, 2016
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S.3165

Big Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

July 8, 2016
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H.R.5685

Farm Regulatory Certainty Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

July 7, 2016
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H.R.5668

Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

July 6, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.3844

Bureau of Land Management Foundation Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

July 1, 2016
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S.1479

BUILD Act

Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure

June 29, 2016
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S.3086

Marine Debris Act Amendments of 2016

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

June 23, 2016
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H.R.5430

Public Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2016

Subcommittee Hearings Held.

June 22, 2016
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S.2882

Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016

Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.

June 21, 2016
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S.2816

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.

June 15, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.4245

To exempt importation and exportation of sea urchins and sea cucumbers from licensing requirements under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

May 25, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5313

Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

May 20, 2016
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S.1523

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

Became Public Law No: 114-162.

May 18, 2016
Bill Status

S.1724

Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 470.

H.R.5281

Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

April 29, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5070

Lead Testing in School and Child Care Drinking Water Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

April 28, 2016
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S.2884

EPA Accountability in Flint Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 20, 2016
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S.2821

True LEADership Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

April 18, 2016
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H.R.4954

Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

April 11, 2016
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S.2776

TEST for Lead Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

March 25, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.4879

TEST for Lead Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

March 18, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.4797

GET THE LEAD OUT Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

H.R.4806

CLEAR Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

March 17, 2016
Bill Status

S.2727

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to allow preservation leasing as a form of compensatory mitigation for discharges of dredged or fill material affecting State or Indian land, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2732

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt Indian tribes from compensatory mitigation requirements in connection with certain discharges of dredged or fill material, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

March 16, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.3797

SENSE Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Feb. 25, 2016
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S.2587

CLEAR Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2603

CLEANUP Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Feb. 24, 2016
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S.2579

Drinking Water Safety and Infrastructure Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1674

Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.

Feb. 12, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.4544

Energy Sovereignty Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Feb. 10, 2016
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S.2535

A bill to provide deadlines for corrosion control treatment steps for lead and copper in drinking water, and other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Feb. 1, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.3382

Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 307.

Jan. 27, 2016
Bill Status

S.2466

A bill to amend the Safe Water Drinking Act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to notify the public if a State agency and public water system are not taking action to address a public health risk associated with drinking water requirements.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Jan. 21, 2016
Bill Status

S.J.RES.22

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

Veto message indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S147)

Jan. 11, 2016
Bill Status

S.J.RES.24

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".

Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.

Dec. 18, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.4265

Clean Air Implementation Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Dec. 11, 2015
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S.611

Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act

Became Public Law No: 114-98.

Dec. 10, 2015
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S.2399

Climate Protection and Justice Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dec. 3, 2015
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S.2358

Clean Water Compliance and Affordability Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Nov. 20, 2015
Bill Status

H.J.RES.74

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone".

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

H.R.4000

Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard Deadline Harmonization Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

H.R.4100

To require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to undertake remediation oversight of the West Lake Landfill located in Bridgeton, Missouri.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Nov. 19, 2015
Bill Status

H.J.RES.71

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 266.

Nov. 17, 2015
Bill Status

S.J.RES.25

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone".

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Oct. 29, 2015
Bill Status

S.1500

Sensible Environmental Protection Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.

S.1324

Affordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 283.

Oct. 27, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3655

EPA Pays Act

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7193-7194)

H.R.2834

To enact certain laws relating to the environment as title 55, United States Code, "Environment".

Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.

Oct. 21, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3707

Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Oct. 9, 2015
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H.R.3748

Carbon Pollution Transparency Act of 2015

Referred to House Budget

Oct. 5, 2015
Bill Status

S.2135

A bill to address the liability of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the Animas and San Juan Rivers spill.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.3602

Gold King Mine Spill Recovery Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Oct. 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.J.RES.68

Disapproving a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units".

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Sept. 24, 2015
Bill Status

S.2076

Super Pollutants Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Sept. 22, 2015
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S.2063

Gold King Mine Spill Recovery Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Sept. 18, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3533

Water System Cost Savings Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

Aug. 18, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2111

Wasteful EPA Programs Elimination Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

H.R.2599

Don't Ignore the Will of the American People Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

H.R.3228

To require that until a comprehensive study is completed, the volume of cellulosic biofuel mandated under the renewable fuel program be limited to what is commercially available, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

H.R.2840

To prohibit any appropriation of funds for the Science and Technology account of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

H.R.2717

Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

H.R.1775

Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.

Aug. 5, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.244

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the "Laudato Si" encyclical of Pope Francis, and global climate change.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6402-6403)

S.1953

TRASH Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Aug. 3, 2015
Bill Status

S.1918

Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

July 31, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3384

Quiet Communities Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

H.R.3237

Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

July 29, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3271

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to allow preservation leasing as a form of compensatory mitigation for discharges of dredged or fill material affecting State or Indian land, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.R.3270

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt Indian tribes from compensatory mitigation requirements in connection with certain discharges of dredged or fill material, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

July 22, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3129

FUELS Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.R.3162

Endangered Species Recovery Transparency Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

July 14, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2930

Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

July 10, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3015

EPA Regulatory Domestic Benefit Act of 2014

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

July 1, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2804

SAFE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

June 26, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2853

Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

June 22, 2015
Bill Status

S.544

Secret Science Reform Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 124.

S.1642

Savings Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

June 18, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2809

Great Lakes Water Protection Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

June 17, 2015
Bill Status

S.1601

SAFE Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

June 16, 2015
Bill Status

S.1586

Great Lakes Water Protection Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1584

Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

June 11, 2015
Bill Status

S.1554

FRESHER Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.2735

Accountable Recovery Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

June 5, 2015
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H.R.2637

Protecting Jobs, Families, and the Economy From EPA Overreach Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

June 3, 2015
Bill Status

S.638

Commonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2015

Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-47.

June 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.944

To reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

June 1, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2109

Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

May 22, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2556

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to repeal the authorization for program development and implementation grants for coastal recreation water quality monitoring and notification, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.R.2560

Common Sense Waiver Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

May 21, 2015
Bill Status

S.1430

Marine Oil Spill Prevention Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3241-3242)

H.R.2469

Columbia River Basin Restoration Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

May 15, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2328

Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

H.R.2352

State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

May 7, 2015
Bill Status

S.1239

A bill to amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for the Reid vapor pressure limitations under that Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

May 6, 2015
Bill Status

S.736

State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act

Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.

S.293

A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements.

Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.

S.292

21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.

April 30, 2015
Bill Status

S.1142

Native Species Protection Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.2134

Listing Reform Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

April 29, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2098

Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

April 24, 2015
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H.R.1960

Land-Based Marine Debris Reduction Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

H.R.1990

Protecting Our Great Lakes Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.R.1993

Flexibility to Farm Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

April 21, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.142

A resolution honoring the life of Rachel Carson.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2305-2306)

April 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1736

To amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for the Reid vapor pressure limitations under such Act.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

April 8, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1424

Infection Reduction Labeling Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

March 27, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1548

BREATHE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

H.R.1705

Clean Water Affordability Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.CON.RES.29

Recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address climate change.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

March 26, 2015
Bill Status

S.889

Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.1667

21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

March 23, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1276

Coastal State Climate Change Planning Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

H.R.1135

Defending Our Great Lakes Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

March 20, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1460

FRESHER Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

H.R.1388

Clean Air, Strong Economies Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

March 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.585

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

March 16, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1160

Savings Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.

March 10, 2015
Bill Status

S.700

READ Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1387-1388)

March 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.291

Water in the 21st Century Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

Feb. 26, 2015
Bill Status

S.596

San Francisco Bay Restoration Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1165; text of measure as introduced: CR S1165-1166)

Feb. 12, 2015
Bill Status

S.504

Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Feb. 4, 2015
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S.371

A bill to remove a limitation on a prohibition relating to permits for discharges incidental to normal operation of vessels.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Jan. 28, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.573

Estuary Urgent Needs Priority Program Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Jan. 26, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.352

Environmental Protection Agency Accountability Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

Jan. 23, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.508

SUPER Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Jan. 22, 2015
Bill Status

S.234

Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Jan. 21, 2015
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S.225

Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Jan. 16, 2015
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H.R.243

Safe and Secure Drinking Water Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.

Jan. 13, 2015
Bill Status

S.176

Water in the 21st Century Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.156

Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Jan. 7, 2015
Bill Status

S.110

Environmental Protection Agency Accountability Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.54

Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.