Summary: H.R.5387 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5387. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/18/2004)

Wauconda Technical and Environmental Remediation Act of 2004 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) provide bottled water to individuals living within a 1.5-mile radius of the Wauconda Sand and Gravel Superfund site in Lake County, Illinois (Wauconda residents) who are served by residential wells with any contamination of vinyl chloride; and (2) increase testing and monitoring of such wells.

States that nothing in this Act may be construed to relieve the Administrator, other Federal agency heads, or potentially liable parties of legal liability with respect to site cleanup.

Directs the Administrator to: (1) study possible long-term solutions to remediate the site and provide a clean drinking water source for Wauconda residents; and (2) recommend and implement a long-term solution to provide a clean drinking water source for such residents.

Requires the Administrator to work with the heads of other appropriate Federal and State agencies to seek a comprehensive resolution to the short- and long-term environmental and health problems related to the site.