S. 898 (112th): Safe Treatment of Polluted Stormwater Runoff Act

May 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Benjamin Cardin
Senator from Maryland
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May 05, 2011
12 pages
Related Bills
S. 3602 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 2010


This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 05, 2011
Referred to Committee May 05, 2011
Full Title

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary to establish a comprehensive design standard program to prevent, control, and treat pollulted stormwater runoff from federally funded highways and roads, and for other purposes.


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Safe Treatment of Polluted Stormwater Runoff Act or STOPS Runoff Act - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), with the concurrence of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to establish a federal-aid highway runoff pollution avoidance and management program to ensure that covered federal-aid highway projects are sited, constructed, and maintained in accordance with certain design standards to control and treat polluted stormwater runoff from federal-aid highways.
Authorizes the Secretary to approve state covered highway projects receiving federal funding only if the state provides assurances that it will site, design, and construct the project in accordance with such standards.

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