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News & Analysis In the Congress Volume 49, Issue 9

S. 2192

would amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow the Administrator of FEMA to provide capitalization grants to states to establish revolving funds to provide funding assistance to reduce flood risks.

Insurance

S. 2164

would amend the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 to reauthorize grants for and require applied water supply research regarding the water resources research and technology institutes established under the Act.

Water (generally)

S. 2166

would designate regional ocean partnerships.

Oceans

H.R. 3844

would amend the FWPCA to require all persons exercising substantial operational control over a concentrated animal feeding operation to jointly obtain a permit for certain discharges.

Clean Water Act (CWA)

S. 2153

would require a report on the effects of climate change on the U.S. Coast Guard.

Climate Change (generally)

S. Con. Res. 22

would express the sense of Congress that there is a climate emergency that demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address its consequences and causes.

Climate Change (generally)

S. 2137

would promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry.

Energy (generally)

H.R. 3814

would amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006.

Energy (generally)

H.R. 3794

would promote the development of renewable energy on public lands.

Public Lands

H.R. 3817

would cancel the registration of all uses of the pesticide paraquat.

Pesticides