S.2798 - Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 09/11/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/11/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2798 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/11/2014)
Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act - Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to create an online database of research and information on the causes and corrective actions being taken with regard to algal blooms in the Great Lakes, their tributaries, and other surface fresh waters. Requires NOAA to include relevant chemical, physical, and biological data that have been collected by an accredited university, association or organization, research group, federal agency, state, or local government in the United States or Canada.
Declares that this Act does not authorize NOAA to require the submission of additional data.