S.1812 - Smoke Planning and Research Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 06/12/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/12/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1812 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/12/2019)
Smoke Planning and Research Act of 2019
This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to research and mitigate the impacts of smoke emissions from wildland fires.
Specifically, the EPA must establish (1) four Centers of Excellence for Wildfire Smoke at institutions of higher education, and (2) a grant program to support community mitigation efforts.