Federal - S 1996

A bill to require Federal agencies to address environmental justice, to require consideration of cumulative impacts in certain permitting decisions, and for other purposes.

Introduced

October 24, 2017

Description

A bill to require Federal agencies to address environmental justice, to require consideration of cumulative impacts in certain permitting decisions, and for other purposes.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 15

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  • Nov. 13, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Duckworth, (D-Ill.)
  • May 21, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)
  • March 22, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Coons, (D-Del.)
  • Nov. 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Van Hollen, (D-Md.)
  • Oct. 24, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 11

    Carper, (D-Del.)Markey, (D-Mass.)Udall, (D-N.M.)
    Durbin, (D-Ill.)Merkley, (D-Ore.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Gillibrand, (D-N.Y.)Sanders, (I-Vt.)Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
    Harris, K. (D-Calif.)Schatz, (D-Hawaii)
  • Oct. 24, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Environment and Public Works.Congressional Record p. S6768