Members in both houses of Congress have written letters to their respective appropriations committees urging continued funding for the National Estuary Program in 2018. 20 Senators and 60 House members have signed on to these letters citing the local and national benefits of the National Estuary […]
Washington, DC – President Barack Obama has signed into law the first reauthorization of the National Estuary Program (NEP) since it expired in 2010, allowing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the 28 individual NEPs to continue to support conservation and improvement at estuaries around the […]
Legislation Would Reauthorize Program First Established by Sen. John Chafee
Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee today approved the Clean Estuaries Act of 2014, introduced by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), to reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP). The […]
H.R.573 Estuary Urgent Needs Priority Program Act
Sponsor: Rep Posey, Bill [FL-8] (introduced 1/27/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Related Bills: H.R.944
Latest Major Action: 1/28/2015 Referred to House subcommittee.
Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known […]