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A federal rule on “new starts” of funded projects threatens to hinder efforts to let more fresh water flow through the Everglades system to Florida Bay, environmental advocates and state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein said.
In April 2019, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F.
Talks kicked off the U.S. House Resources and Environment Subcommittee’s work to establish a blueprint for the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which authorizes spending on water resource projects such as navigation, flood control and water supply for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sitting on the subcommittee, and in attendance for the roundtable, were U.S. Rep.
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, also repeated her plan to pass a WRDA 2020 as she led a roundtable on the upcoming legislation in Islamorada, Fla.
Before those testifying could get a turn, some committee members weighed in. Committee Chair Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-California, questioned the process and actions taken by the EPA.
In April 2019, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves, Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano, Subcommittee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman, and Congressman Mike Kelly introduced H.R.
This morning in Washington D.C., the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hosted an oversight hearing to look into critical issues surrounding the permitting process for the proposed Pebble Mine. Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay wishes to thank committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairwoman Grace F.
“The successful roundtable kicked off our subcommittee’s discussion for the blueprint of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020,” said Napolitano.
The legislation was referred to the committee of jurisdiction for consideration in the 116th Congress. It is unclear when the panel’s leadership will schedule a debate on the legislation. Other co-sponsors of the bill include Reps.
In its effort to establish a new, drought-proof source of water that could serve a half-million Southern California homes, the Metropolitan Water District on Thursday, Oct. 10 unveiled a $17 million pilot plant that will bring wastewater to drinkable standards.