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All Items taged with: Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms are rapid overproduction of algal cells. The algal cells produce toxins that are hazardous to plants, animals, and humans. Humans can become ill from drinking or swimming in contaminated water or from consuming seafood that is contaminated from the toxins.

Mar 12, 2010  Member Speeches
Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Brian Baird's Floor Speech on HR 3650, the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 2010 under a rule

Mar 12, 2010  Press release
House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Understand, Prevent, and Control Algal Blooms That Threaten Coastal and Fresh Waters

Mar 09, 2010  Member Speeches
Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Brian Baird's Floor Speech on HR 3650, the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 2010, on suspension

Oct 07, 2009  Press release
Committee Passes Legislation to Prevent and Control Harmful Algal Blooms, Improve Solar Technology, and Research the Link between Water and Energy Resources

Oct 07, 2009  Markup
H.R. 3650, H.R. 3585, H.R. 3598

Sep 30, 2009  Press release
Subcommittee Approves Bills to Control Harmful Algal Blooms, Improve Solar Technology, and Examine the Link between Energy and Water Resources

Sep 30, 2009  Markup
H.R. 3650, H.R. 3598, H.R. 3585

Sep 29, 2009  Legislation Highlights
Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2010

Sep 17, 2009  Hearing
Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia: Formulating an Action Plan

Sep 17, 2009  Press release
Subcommittee Examines Ways to Prevent and Control Harmful Algal Blooms

Jul 10, 2008  Hearing
Harmful Algal Blooms: The Challenges on the Nation’s Coastlines

Jul 10, 2008  Press release
Subcommittee Examines the Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms on our Nation’s Coastlines


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