U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Senator Boxer is Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee

Committee Jurisdiction:

  • Air pollution
  • Construction and maintenance of highways
  • Environmental aspects of Outer Continental Shelf lands
  • Environmental effects of toxic substances, other than pesticides
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental research and development
  • Fisheries and wildlife
  • Flood control and improvements of rivers and harbors, including environmental aspects of deepwater ports
  • Noise pollution
  • Nonmilitary environmental regulation and control of nuclear energy.
  • Ocean dumping
  • Public buildings and improved grounds of the United States generally, including Federal buildings in the District of Columbia.
  • Public works, bridges, and dams

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