Summary: H.R.2399 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/05/1988)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Forest Ecosystems and Atmospheric Pollution Research Act of 1988 - Amends the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a ten-year program to evaluate and research the effects of atmospheric pollutants on forest ecosystems, including recommendations for solving problems affecting health and productivity. Requires the Secretary to appoint an advisory committee to assist in developing and carrying out the program which shall be coordinated with other governmental and private efforts. Directs the Secretary to report to the President and the Congress initially and annually on the status of the forest ecosystems, the program, and the costs of implementing the program. Requires the Secretary to submit a final report within ten years.