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H.R. 3434 (114th): Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 31, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3434

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 31, 2015

(for himself, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Forbes, Mrs. Comstock, and Mr. Hanna) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to the guidelines for specification of certain disposal sites for dredged or fill material.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act of 2015.

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Guidelines for specification of certain disposal sites

Section 404(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1344(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: Such guidelines may not prohibit the specification of a site due to the lack of a final site plan resulting from the lack of an identified end user or industry or industrial classification for the site when determining whether there is a practicable alternative to a proposed discharge that would result in less adverse impact on the aquatic ecosystem..