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House Lawmakers Weigh Options For Potential Reform Of Brownfields Law

February 16, 2017
House Democrats and Republicans are weighing options for a nascent push to reform the brownfields law as a rare bipartisan legislative effort that could gain broad support in the 115th Congress, with options including how to boost funding for EPA's brownfields program and possible steps to make the existing law more flexible. At a wide-ranging hearing Feb. 16 held by the House Energy & Commerce environment subcommittee, lawmakers expressed confidence they may be able to find agreement on brownfields reauthorization...

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