H.R.5990 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for assessments of contaminated sediments at areas of concern in the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nowak, Henry [D-NY-33] (Introduced 09/22/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 102-920|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/29/1992 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5990 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/29/1992)
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Great Lakes National Program Office to: (1) conduct five demonstration projects of promising technologies to remedy contaminated sediments at appropriate sites; (2) conduct chemical, physical, and biological assessments of contaminated sediments at each area of concern and make recommendations on technologies to remedy contaminated sediments; and (3) report findings and recommendations to the Congress.
Establishes deadlines for the publication and submission to the International Joint Commission of lakewide management plans for Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.
Extends the authorization of appropriations for the Great Lakes water quality program through FY 1999. Allocates funds for assessments and demonstration projects.