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Rep. Cartwright works across the aisle to help clean up Acid Mine Drainage in PA

By April 6, 2022Updates

Appalachia — As the acid mine drainage (AMD) crisis continues to threaten waterways across the country, new legislation to improve waterways has received bipartisan endorsement.

The Safeguarding Treatment for the Restoration of Ecosystems from Abandoned Mines (STREAM) Act would guarantee that major new investments in abandoned mine land clean up can be directed toward the AMD crisis.

The bill was introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA) and Rep. McKinley’s (WV) in the House and Sen. Bob Casey (PA) and Sen. Mike Braun’s (IN) in the Senate. READ MORE

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