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  • Latest Action: Nov 03, 2011 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 112-266.

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    • H.R. 2840: Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011 ... - March 20, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - 112th Congress, 2011–2012. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]; Status: Reported by Committee The committees ...

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 20, 2012, "112th Congress, 2011–2012. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]; Status: Reported by Committee The committees ..." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2840&sa=U&ei=oIVwT6auF6Oy2wXowr3xAQ&ved=0CCYQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNH4iVArqThBrUHF4wGh9voUCWwSLQ)
    • H.R. 2840: Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011 ... - March 20, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - 112th Congress, 2011–2012. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]; Status: Reported by Committee The committees ...

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 20, 2012, "112th Congress, 2011–2012. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]; Status: Reported by Committee The committees ..." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2840&sa=U&ei=vCZvT66BC-jisQLY5rGLBg&ved=0CCYQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNETIJwjgh5iU1ObdER1nEcrtXTV1Q)
    • Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011 (H.R. 2840 ... - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 2840. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 2840. To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to regulate discharges from commercial vessels, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2840&sa=U&ei=9voVUKf2OciJ0QHthYGYCw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNH4K0qHeDohx9Sw83PhhWwQacdPAw)

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    • WWEMA Ramps Up Advocacy Efforts On Capitol Hill - November 04, 2011 by Water Online (press release) - HR 2840 – Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011: The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed this bill on October 13 to set a single national performance standard, in conformance with the standard set by the International ...

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      As noted by Water Online (press release) on November 04, 2011, " HR 2840 – Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011: The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed this bill on October 13 to set a single national performance standard, in conformance with the standard set by the International ... " (http://www.wateronline.com/article.mvc/WWEMA-Ramps-Up-Advocacy-Efforts-On-Capitol-0001)
    • Strict ballast standards needed for clean water - October 28, 2011 by WatertownDailyTimes.com - Frank LoBiondo has introduced a bill, HR 2840, that would weaken the Clean Water Act and take away New York's right to protect its waters. Apparently he thinks America should follow the weak International Maritime organization's guidelines and not

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      As noted by WatertownDailyTimes.com on October 28, 2011, " Frank LoBiondo has introduced a bill, HR 2840, that would weaken the Clean Water Act and take away New York's right to protect its waters. Apparently he thinks America should follow the weak International Maritime organization's guidelines and not" (http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20111028/OPINION02/710289975/-1/OPINION02)
    • Our view: Tell Congress to fight, not aid, invasive species - October 19, 2011 by GoErie.com - In this case, the bill is HR 2840, the Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011, which has moved from the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee but has not yet been voted on by the full House. If you think this is truly a "reform" m

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      As noted by GoErie.com on October 19, 2011, " In this case, the bill is HR 2840, the Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011, which has moved from the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee but has not yet been voted on by the full House. If you think this is truly a "reform" m" (http://www.goerie.com/article/20111020/OPINION01/310209996/Our-view%3A-Tell-Congress-to-fight-not-aid-invasive-species)
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