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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Zika Virus May 16, 2016
John Cornyn, R-TX
"Indeed, we will hear more about some of the EPA regulations that are currently in effect which discourage or inhibit the ability of local public health units in places such as Houston, Galveston, and elsewhere to actually control the mosquito population. We will talk more about that later."
Providing For Consideration Of S. 524, Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2016 May 13, 2016
Jared Polis, D-CO
"During his tenure in Colorado, Tim was instrumental in working with various entities, including the EPA, U.S. Army, Colorado State Health Board, and the U.S. Attorney General on two Superfund sites."
Recognizing The Need For Safe Disposal Of Prescription Medicines May 11, 2016
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Without better options, when trying to dispose of medications, people often turn to flushing them down the toilet, putting our water at risk. One study by EPA scientists found that half of the 50 large-size wastewater treatment plants nationwide tested positive for at least 25 drugs."
A Stronger America Or A Path To Economic Disaster May 11, 2016
Bob Gibbs, R-OH
"With Dodd-Frank, Democrats deemed it necessary to punish small community banks with burdensome regulations they cannot afford to comply with. Dodd-Frank created a new, unaccountable bureaucracy called the CFPB, which is funded in a way that obscures its transparency and prevents Congress’ direct oversight of the agency. The lack of accountability like that seen with the CFPB and the heavy hand of agencies like the EPA and the IRS have become hallmarks of this administration."
Congratulating Brockway’S Grace Preston May 11, 2016
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"In Congress, since 1996, the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund has helped to fund public water systems and infrastructure projects in order to meet public health goals and to comply with Federal regulations. Last year alone, Congress provided $2.3 billion to the EPA for local drinking water and sewer construction projects through the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Funds."

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