H.Con.Res.187 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the dumping of industrial waste into the Great Lakes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] (Introduced 07/18/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2007 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||07/25/2007 : Passed House|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Subject — Policy Area:
- Water Resources Development
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Summary: H.Con.Res.187 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/25/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses disapproval of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's issuance of a permit allowing BP to increase their daily dumping of ammonia and total suspended solids into Lake Michigan. Urges Indiana to reconsider issuance of such permit.
Calls for Congress to take action to protect and restore the Great Lakes.
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) actions in the Great Lakes basin should be consistent with the goal of preserving and restoring the Great Lakes; and (2) EPA should not allow increased dumping of chemicals and pollutants into the Great Lakes.