To provide supplemental appropriations for the cleanup of legacy pollution, including National Priority List sites, certain abandoned coal mining sites, and formerly used defense sites, to replace lead drinking water service lines, to provide grants under certain programs, and to amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the issuance of new major source air pollution permits in overburdened communities, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020
Length: 10 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 16, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)
Sep 16, 2020
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H.R. 8271 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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