S.3374 - South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 08/23/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/23/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3374 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/23/2018)
South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2018
This bill addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. 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.
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia must assess potential approaches to reduce harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the ecosystem. The task force must also submit a plan, based on the assessment, for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the region.