Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has jurisdiction over matters relating to air pollution; construction and maintenance of highways; environmental effects of toxic substances other than pesticides; environmental policy; environmental research and development; fisheries and wildlife; flood control and improvements of rivers and harbors, including environmental aspects of deepwater ports; noise pollution; nonmilitary environmental regulation and control of nuclear energy; ocean dumping; public buildings and improved grounds of the United States generally, including Federal buildings in the District of Columbia; public works, bridges, and dams; regional economic development; solid waste disposal and recycling; water pollution; water resources; and other areas. [Senate Manual Rule XXV, Clause 1 (h)]

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