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News & Analysis In the Congress Volume 49, Issue 9

H.R. 205

would amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to permanently extend the moratorium on leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico.

Energy (generally)

H.R. 1941

would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit preleasing, leasing, and related activities in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas of the outer continental shelf.

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA)

S. 2122

would authorize the Administrator of FEMA to terminate certain contracts on the basis of conduct detrimental to the National Flood Insurance Program.

Insurance

H.R. 3779

would amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to allow the Administrator of FEMA to provide capitalization grants to eligible entities to establish revolving funds to provide assistance to reduce disaster risks.

Infrastructure

H.R. 3744

would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make qualified biogas property and qualified manure resource recovery property eligible for the energy credit, and permit renewable energy bonds to finance qualified biogas property.

Energy (generally)

H.R. 3747

would require the federal government to acquire mineral rights and prohibit disturbance of the subsurface of federally owned sites listed on the NPL to the extent necessary to protect cleanup remedies.

Land Use (generally)

H.R. 3742

would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by state fish and wildlife agencies.

Wildlife (generally)

S. 2092

would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation.

Wildlife (generally)

H.R. 3721

would improve the removal of lead from drinking water in public housing.

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)

S. 2087

would improve the removal of lead from drinking water in public housing.

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)