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S.696 Appalachia Restoration Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 25, 2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • 0% of users oppose S.696

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    • Natural Resources Defense Council

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    • Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards

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    • Alliance for Appalachia

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    • Appalachian Voices

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    • National Mining Association

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    • S.696: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to treat Vet ... - March 30, 2011 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.696 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to treat Vet Centers as Department of Veterans Affairs facilities for purposes of payments or allowance...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on March 30, 2011, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.696 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to treat Vet Centers as Department of Veterans Affairs facilities for purposes of payments or allowance..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s696/show)
    • Reason for White House to Believe in Environmental Justice: Judy ... - December 14, 2010 by AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed - Currently we have proposed two bills: a House bill: (H.R. 1310) the Clean Water Protection Act, and a Senate bill: (S. 696) the Appalachia Restoration Act. Both bills will sharply reduce mountaintop removal coal mining, ...

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      As noted by AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on December 14, 2010, "Currently we have proposed two bills: a House bill: (H.R. 1310) the Clean Water Protection Act, and a Senate bill: (S. 696) the Appalachia Restoration Act. Both bills will sharply reduce mountaintop removal coal mining, ..." (http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2010/12/15/reason-for-white-house-to-believe-in-environmental-justice-judy-bonds-in-the-coalfields/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=alternet)
    • Reason for White House to Believe in Environmental Justice: Judy ... - December 14, 2010 by AlterNet Blogs Master Site Feed Posts - Currently we have proposed two bills: a House bill: (H.R. 1310) the Clean Water Protection Act, and a Senate bill: (S. 696) the Appalachia Restoration Act. Both bills will sharply reduce mountaintop removal coal mining, ...

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      As noted by AlterNet Blogs Master Site Feed Posts on December 14, 2010, "Currently we have proposed two bills: a House bill: (H.R. 1310) the Clean Water Protection Act, and a Senate bill: (S. 696) the Appalachia Restoration Act. Both bills will sharply reduce mountaintop removal coal mining, ..." (http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2010/12/15/reason-for-white-house-to-believe-in-environmental-justice-judy-bonds-in-the-coalfields/)

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