H.R.2088 - To require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide cost-share payments in support of on-farm water conservation projects to enhance regional water availability and quality.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2] (Introduced 05/01/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/04/2007 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2088 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/2007)
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) provide cost-share payments to agricultural producers for water conservation projects on farms involving the construction, improvement, or maintenance of irrigation ponds and the implementation of other measures that improve groundwater and surface water conservation; and (2) administer such payments as part of the environmental quality incentives program.
Bases project priority on: (1) irrigation cost effectiveness (in cases of comparable project purposes); and (2) control of surface water runoff.