Summary: H.R.5937 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5937. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/15/1992)

Ballona Wetlands Restoration Act of 1992 - Directs the Secretary of the Army to issue regulations for the expedited consideration of permit applications submitted under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters at the Ballona Wetlands in Los Angeles, California.

Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a demonstration program to encourage the full restoration of such wetlands. Provides for mitigation credits to persons who conduct restoration activities. Permits credits to be used for obtaining permits for the discharge of dredged or fill material between Point Conception, California, and the Mexican border. Requires the Administrator to establish a mitigation banking system and authorizes the sale of credits to third parties with the Administrator's approval.

Authorizes appropriations.