Tag: u.s senate environment and public works committee
This week, Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate teamed up on a proposal which “which authorizes and directs the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to develop innovative technologies and approaches to identify, target, and eliminate invasive animal and plant species that threaten Everglades restoration.”
This week, the House overwhelmingly passed U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski’s, D-NJ, “Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act” on a 355-62 vote. All of the opposition came from the Republican ranks with the exception of libertarian-minded U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich.
Waltz’s office stressed that the Sunshine State would benefit from changing the formula and maintained that it would not add to federal spending. Back in 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency recommended that Congress change the formula.
“The last thing that Michigan families who were exposed to PFAS-contaminated water and soil need is finger pointing from our federal agencies,” Stabenow said.