H.R.2823 - National Urban Watershed Model Restoration Act105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 11/05/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||11/17/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2823 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/05/1997)
National Urban Watershed Model Restoration Act - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to develop and carry out a pilot program to serve as a national model for the restoration of urban watersheds and community environments. Requires such program to be carried out in the Anacostia River watershed, District of Columbia and Maryland.
Authorizes the Administrator to set aside amounts for grants to local community groups and nonprofit organizations to foster community involvement in the decision making process, environmental educational goals, and restoration strategies.