House Leaders Vow Action on WRDA This Fall

(E&E News) The House’s version of a major water policy bill is slated to be marked up when Congress returns from recess in September, Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) announced recently.  Shuster had originally hoped to mark up his bill before Congress left town but was widely believed to be waiting for guaranteed floor time before moving the measure.  The schedule announced has received the support of House leadership, the committee said in a release.

The chairman has long promised a reform-heavy measure, and to emphasize that he has added the word to the bill’s title, making it the “Water Resources Reform and Development Act” (WRRDA)

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