H.R. 5316: Healthy Soils and Rangelands Solutions Act

To establish a carbon sequestration pilot program under which the Secretary of the Interior may make grants for projects to evaluate methods to increase the amount of carbon captured on qualified public lands in order to achieve a wide range of benefits, including reductions in greenhouse gases, increased water retention and water quality in watersheds, nutrient cycling, reduced erosion, and forage quality.

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May 24, 2016


Referred to Committee on May 24, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 24, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jared Huffman

Representative for California's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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May 24, 2016

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