S.2032 - Puget Sound Watershed Comprehensive Conservation Project Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 09/07/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||09/07/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S11270) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2032 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/07/2007)
Puget Sound Watershed Comprehensive Conservation Project Act of 2007 - Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) carry out a competitive grant program for the Puget Sound area to provide comprehensive conservation planning to address water quality; and (2) enter into cooperative agreements with state and local governments, Indian tribes, or non-governmental entities with a history of working with agricultural producers to carry out projects under the program.
Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) provide project demonstration grants, provide technical assistance, and carry out information and education programs to improve water quality in the area by reducing soil erosion and improving sediment control; and (2) provide a priority for projects and activities that directly reduce soil erosion or improve water quality.