would require NOAA to create an electronic database of research and information on the causes of, and corrective actions being taken with regard to algal blooms in the Great Lakes, their tributaries, and other surface fresh waters.
would direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish and implement an oil and gas leasing program that will result in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas in the Coastal Plain of Alaska.
would reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994, the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997, the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000, and the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004.
would prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.
would amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken during sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the ESA.
would amend the Pribilof Islands Transition Act to require the Secretary of Commerce to provide notice of certification that no further corrective action is required at sites and operable units covered by the Pribilof Islands Environmental Restoration agreement.
would authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with states and their political subdivisions providing for the continued operation of public land in the state during any period in which the secretary is unable to maintain a normal level of operations due to a lapse in appropriations.
would amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities and increase consistency and accountability in the collection and expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands and forests.