H.R. 4979 (96th): A bill to establish minimum periods of time for the issuance of permits under section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to drilling for oil or gas, and for other purposes.


Jul 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Treen
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

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7/26/1979--Introduced.Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to expand the time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to comment upon permit applications received by a State for the ...

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Jul 26, 1979


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