H.R.2173 - Harbor Environmental Dredging and Management Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] (Introduced 05/19/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/01/1993 Executive Comment Requested from Army Corps of Engineers, EPA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2173 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/19/1993)
Harbor Environmental Dredging and Management Act of 1993 - Amends the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to establish a procedure for actions on permit applications for the dumping of dredged material into ocean waters.
Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a national standard for the disposal of sediments contaminated with dioxin.
Requires the Administrator and the Secretary of the Army to develop and submit to the Congress a plan for: (1) the construction of a containment island as an alternative to the Mud Dump Site in New Jersey for the disposal of contaminated dredged material; and (2) the containment, clean-up, and prevention of dioxin contamination in the Passaic River basin in the vicinity of Newark, New Jersey.
Authorizes the Secretary to approve the establishment of a consortium of permittees for the testing, permitting, and disposal of dredged materials to promote the cost-effective disposal and environmental management of dredged materials.