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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

This joint resolution nullifies the Stream Protection Rule finalized by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on December 20, 2016. The rule addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining operation sites.

Policy Area

Environmental Protection

Legislative Terms

  • administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • coal
  • congressional oversight
  • department of the interior
  • environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • environmental regulatory procedures
  • hydrology and hydrography
  • lakes and rivers
  • licensing and registrations
  • mining
  • water quality