S.1586 - Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 07/19/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-180|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/10/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1586 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (09/06/2018)
Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2017
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to commence updating its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great Lakes. An environmental sensitivity index product is a map or similar tool that is utilized to identify sensitive shoreline, coastal or offshore, resources prior to an oil spill event.
In addition, NOAA must periodically update all of its environmental sensitivity index products and endeavor to do so at least once every seven years.