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H Amdt 858 - EPA Amendment - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (208-216) - (Key vote)

Title: EPA Amendment

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would remove language in the bill prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from investigating possible contaminated bodies of water.

  • Strikes language that prohibits the EPA from dredging (excavating materials underwater) to analyze bodies of water that are thought to be contaminated.
  • Strikes language that prohibits the EPA from enforcing standards for arsenic and radon in drinking water.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: EPA Amendment


  • Maurice D. Hinchey (NY - D) (Out Of Office)