Issue Date: March 22, 2010
Algal Blooms Bill Passes House
The House of Representatives has passed a bill authorizing new studies on the causes and control of harmful algal booms in fresh and coastal seawaters. The bill (H.R. 3650) authorizes $205 million over the next five years for research coordinated by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration working with EPA. The legislation calls for creating a comprehensive federal strategy for reducing the frequency of algal blooms and hypoxia, and it would provide . . .
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