HR 1971

Title: Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act
Author: Rep. Lloyd Smucker (REP-PA)

Act addressed in the plan. Those permits may include a schedule of compliance that allows actions for meeting water quality-based effluent limitations to be implemented over more than one permit term if the compliance schedules are authorized by state water quality standards. Those actions may include implementing green infrastructure as part of a water quality-based effluent limitation. (Green infrastructure includes measures that mimic natural processes to store, reuse, or reduce stormwater.)</p> <p>The bill establishes an Office of the Municipal Ombudsman in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide: (1) technical assistance to municipalities seeking to comply with the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act, and (2) information to the EPA to ensure that agency ...

Introduced in House 04/06/2017
Introduced in House 04/06/2017
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 04/06/2017
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure 04/06/2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce 04/06/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment. 04/07/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. 04/07/2017

Bill Text
04/14/2017 - HR 1971 (Introduced+in+House)
04/06/2017 - HR 1971 (Introduced+in+House)
04/06/2017 - HR 1971 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA)
    () - U.S. Representative

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