Clean Water Act Reauthorization in the 105th Congress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Clean Water Act Reauthorization in the 105th Congress
  • Series Title 105th Congress

Creator

  • Author: Copeland, Claudia
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Environment and Natural Resources Policy Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1998-10-29

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: In the 105th Congress, legislation to reauthorize the Clean Water Act was not been introduced, and no major House or Senate committee activity occurred. EPA and states' water quality inventories have identified wet weather flows (including agricultural runoff, urban storm water, and sewer overflows) as the largest remaining threat to water quality. EPA's clean water programs are now focusing to a large extent on solving wet weather pollution problems. These issues may be addressed legislatively, as well. At issue is whether and how to detail wet weather programs in the Act versus allowing flexibility that recognizes the site-specific nature of intermittent wet weather pollution.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: IB97001
  • Accession or Local Control No: IB97001 1998-10-29
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs651