S.843 - Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 03/12/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/12/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.843 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/12/2007)
Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a national-scale mercury monitoring program. Requires such program to monitor: (1) long-term changes in mercury levels in the air and watersheds; (2) mercury levels in water and soil chemistry; and (3) mercury levels in plants and animals.
Establishes the Mercury Monitoring Advisory Committee to advise the Administrator on the establishment and operation of the program.