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H.R.2018 Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 18, 2011 Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 103.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Water Resources and Environment

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 13, 2011, with a roll call of 239 ayes, 184 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 68% of users oppose H.R.2018

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 2018 -- Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act. The <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2018pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2018pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill essentially guts the Clean Water Act</a>, preventing ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 2018 -- Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act. The &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2018pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2018pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill essentially guts the Clean Water Act&lt;/a&gt;, preventing ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=h60RUO2GMMe26QHZ4oHgAg&ved=0CDoQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNF_wySZwOEVJvii2KcEPKgfDF0GSQ)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 2018 -- Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act. The <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2018pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2018pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill essentially guts the Clean Water Act</a>, preventing ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 2018 -- Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act. The &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2018pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2018pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill essentially guts the Clean Water Act&lt;/a&gt;, preventing ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=7x0PUNTxC8qi2wXbsoG4BQ&ved=0CCoQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNFjNV41AuodIPRIfhfq8JdHNpEo_w)
    • Do Nothing Democrats - World of Newsninja2012 - July 10, 2012 by WDnnwpadmin - 7) H.R. 2021—The Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011 8) H.R. 2018—Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 9) H.R. 1315—Consumer Financial Protection & Soundness Improvement Act 10) H.R. 1938— North ...

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      As noted by WDnnwpadmin on July 10, 2012, "7) H.R. 2021—The Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011 8) H.R. 2018—Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 9) H.R. 1315—Consumer Financial Protection &amp; Soundness Improvement Act 10) H.R. 1938— North ..." (/url?q=http://newsninja2012.com/do-nothing-democrats-over-15-jobs-bills-stalled-in-democratic-senate/&sa=U&ei=KIkWUICCKYWG8QTq0ICoCA&ved=0CD0QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFPxqQnD3nKriwxm1fQ7FwyFykmUQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Coal scores legal victory - August 01, 2012 by Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Bostic interpreted the ruling to mean that federal legislation is needed to “the control the behavior of this agency,” and specifically that the Senate needs to approve HR2018 by Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va. Permits for mining operations actually fall ...

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      As noted by Bluefield Daily Telegraph on August 01, 2012, "Bostic interpreted the ruling to mean that federal legislation is needed to “the control the behavior of this agency,” and specifically that the Senate needs to approve HR2018 by Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va. Permits for mining operations actually fall ..." (http://bdtonline.com/local/x328559887/Coal-scores-legal-victory)
    • Fraudulent jobs bills - May 30, 2012 by Concord Monitor - Former Republican congressman Sherwood Boehlert warns that Speaker John "Bagman" Boehner's fictitious "jobs bill," H.R. 2018, threatens to destroy the Clean Water Act. Boehner's H.R. 872 would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from cleaning up ..

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      As noted by Concord Monitor on May 30, 2012, "Former Republican congressman Sherwood Boehlert warns that Speaker John "Bagman" Boehner's fictitious "jobs bill," H.R. 2018, threatens to destroy the Clean Water Act. Boehner's H.R. 872 would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from cleaning up .." (http://www.concordmonitor.com/article/332690/fraudulent-jobs-bills)
    • Report Puts Potomac River as 'Most Endangered,' Highlights Why Clean Water Protections Critical - May 16, 2012 by eNews Park Forest - (See All Daily News coverage) Soon after H.R. 872 was passed, the Republican-controlled chamber passed the “Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011,” H.R. 2018. This act would prevent EPA from stepping in to enforce clean water standards when it

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      As noted by eNews Park Forest on May 16, 2012, "(See All Daily News coverage) Soon after H.R. 872 was passed, the Republican-controlled chamber passed the “Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011,” H.R. 2018. This act would prevent EPA from stepping in to enforce clean water standards when it" (http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science-a-environmental/33474-report-puts-potomac-river-as-most-endangered-highlights-why-clean-water-protections-critical.html)
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