Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2883 - Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

July 18, 2017 10:12 AM

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Engel (NY)

#3

Ensures that permitting authority for cross-border pipelines remains with the Department of State.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#2

Denies permits for energy projects in the Great Lakes region that adversely affect water quality, native species, or the environment.

Tsongas (MA), McGovern (MA), Beyer (VA)

#1

Shall not apply if any part of a pipeline facility that is a subject of the application is to be located on lands required under Federal, State, or local law to be managed for purposes of natural resource conservation or recreation.

Veasey (TX)

#4

LATE Clarifies the applicability of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) to projects affected by the bill.