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House Passes Amendment to Develop National Recycling Strategy

During floor consideration, the House of Representatives unanimously passed an amendment led by U.S. Congresswoman Haley Stevens, who represents Michigan’s 11th District and is the chair of the House Subcommittee on Research & Technology, in H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act.

The amendment, which was co-sponsored by Rep. Kim Schrier, who represents Washington’s eighth district, instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prioritize funding to develop a national recycling strategy to ensure the long-term economic and environmental viability of local recycling programs.

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