Summary: H.R.718 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.718. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/09/2005)

Great Lakes Controlled Data Collection and Monitoring Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with Canada and appropriate Federal agencies, to develop and implement a set of science-based indicators of water quality and related environmental factors in the Great Lakes, including measures of accumulated toxic pollutants.

Directs the Administrator to establish a Federal network for regular monitoring and data collection with respect to such indicators.

Requires biennial reporting of results and identification of any emerging problems.