Summary: H.R.6645 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/31/2018)

Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 2018

This bill addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia, including to: (1) increase the authorization of appropriations for the national harmful algal bloom and hypoxia program and the action strategy of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia through FY2023, and (2) address harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the Greater Everglades region of Florida. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the economy.