Monday, January 4, 2010

Green Infrastructure Bill Introduced

Rep. Donna Edwards (MD) has introduced the Green Infrastructure for Clean Water Act of 2009 (H.R. 4202). The bill would

-Create 3 to 5 centers for excellence to research and disseminate information on green infrastructure.
-Provide grants for planning and implementing green infrastructure projects.
-Create a Green Infrastructure Program within the Environmental Protection Agency.

The bill authorizes $350 million a year from 2011 through 2014 for these purposes.

Related bills:
Bill Watch—111th Congress
Environmental, Energy Bills Introduced in Congress

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