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  • H.Amdt.842   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require the Administrator of the EPA to submit a report to Congress on the long-term impacts of State coal combustion residuals permit programs on human health and the environment within five years of enactment of the legislation.
    Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 235 (Roll no. 798).
  • H.Amdt.841   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to provide federal enforcement authority so that if the EPA Administrator determines that a structure is in violation of a State coal combustion residuals permit program, and the State has not taken appropriate action to enforce such a permit program with respect to the structure, the Administrator may inspect the structure and enforce the requirements of the permit program with respect to the structure.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Rush amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 241 (Roll no. 797).
  • H.Amdt.840   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require that before a State can waive any of the criteria under the bill, the State must first notify the public and the EPA and offer the opportunity for public comment.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 223 (Roll no. 796).
  • H.Amdt.839   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to establish a time frame for bringing existing surface impoundments into compliance with revised criteria for design, groundwater monitoring, and corrective action; to maintain state flexibility to opt-out (with certification) and to provide up to a 10-year compliance window.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 231 (Roll no. 795).
  • H.Amdt.838   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require State programs to meet a legal standard of protection to ensure that human health and the environment are fully and properly protected.
    Sponsor: Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Waxman amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 171 - 236 (Roll no. 794).
  • H.Amdt.837   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Manager's amendment provides additional detail to the certification requirements that States provide to EPA; adds certain operating criteria from Part 258 of 40 CFR; clarifies that states may request technical assistance from EPA; adds a savings clause for citizen suits; adds additional constituents for groundwater monitoring and reiterates in the definition of revised criteria that the criteria were promulgated to protect human health and the environment.
    Sponsor: Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-19] (Offered 10/14/2011)
    Latest Action: 10/14/11 On agreeing to the Shimkus amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.