IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 3, 2011
Mr. Manchin (for himself, Mr. Rockefeller, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Boozman, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Hoeven, and Mr. Portman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify and confirm the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to deny or restrict the use of defined areas as disposal sites for the discharge of dredged or fill material.
This Act may be cited as the
EPA Fair Play
Permits for dredged or fill material
Section 404(c) of the
Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1344(c)) is amended in the first
sentence by striking
The Administrator and inserting
Until such time as a permit under this section has been issued by the
Secretary, the Administrator.
The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on October 18, 1972.