In March of each year, the Secretary of Commerce shall report to the Congress on his activities under this subchapter during the previous fiscal year. The report shall include—
(1)the Secretary’s findings made under section
1441 of this title, including an evaluation of the short-term ecological effects and the social and economic factors involved with the dumping;
(2)the results of activities undertaken pursuant to section
1442 of this title;
(3)with the concurrence of the Administrator and after consulting with officials of other appropriate Federal agencies, an identification of the short- and long-term research requirements associated with activities under subchapter I of this chapter, and a description of how Federal research under this subchapter and subchapter I of this chapter will meet those requirements; and
(4)activities of the Department of Commerce under section
665 of title
(b) Report by Administrator
In March of each year, the Administrator shall report to the Congress on his activities during the previous fiscal year under section
1443 of this title.
(c) Report by Under Secretary
On October 31 of each year, the Under Secretary shall report to the Congress the specific programs that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency carried out pursuant to this subchapter in the previous fiscal year, specifically listing the amount of funds allocated to those specific programs in the previous fiscal year.
1986—Pub. L. 99–272amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to conduct a study to assist the city of New York in evaluating the technological options available for the removal of heavy metals and other toxic organic materials from the sewage sludge of the city of New York. The study shall also examine options available to reduce the amount of such pollutants entering the sewage system. The study is to be completed by July 1, 1981.”
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