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Luncheon General Meeting
President's Message (Arlene Woo)
Return Engagement: "Slowly Dying Embers"
January General Meeting
Evelyn Bender Joins Board as Publications Chair
Honolulu Concurs
Introduction to League for New Legislators
New Roster Coming Soon!
Join the Council observer Corps
League in Action
Publications and Reports
News Bits
Announcements - National Security Committee
Vote Count News
Membership Update
Report from the Hill - Regulatory Reform, Mass Transit

Publications and Reports


The second of four newsletters on hazardous waste to be published by the Natural Resources Department of the LWVEF discusses;

  1. House and Senate Bills which reauthorize the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) which regulates all facilities generating, storing, treating, transporting or disposing of hazardous waste; (These bills give hazardous waste management program more money and more clout by closing loopholes in existing regulations.)

  2. EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) disappointing performance in administering the original Act; 1

  3. the long-awaited regulations on Land Disposal;

  4. protection of ground water from hazardous waste;

  5. state funding for hazardous waste cleanups to supplement federal funding.

To be put on the mailing list to receive free copies of this Newsletter, contact the LWVEF, 1730 M St., NW, Washington, DC, 20036.

ENERGY 26 --- Natural Gas

Discusses historical background of gas, the sources of natural gas supplies, and types (conventional, unconventional and synthetic) and imported gas. Discusses questions raised about the pricing of gas and deregulation of "new" gas under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978.

Researched and written by Carol Cross, LWVEF Natural Resources Department. 1982 Pub. No. 399, 20 a copy, 10/$1.00. Order from the League of Women Voter, 1730 M St., NW, Washington, DC 20036.


Recounts efforts of League in its 10-year campaign to help achieve the needed ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and discusses possible strategy for the second round built on lessons learned from our first battle.

The LWVUS has testified before the Congress on a number of issues this summer and fall. Below is a listing of recent testimony that you might want to order. Copies are 30c each, available from the LWVUS/Publication Sales.

TUITION TAX CREDITS Testimony, July 16, before the Senate Finance Committee.

EPA REGULATIONS OVERSIGHT HEARINGS Testimony, July 21, before House Subcommittees. CLEAN WATER ACT Testimony, July 27, before the House Public Works Committee on Water Resources.

COMPARABLE WORTH Testimony, September 16, before the House Post Office and Civil Service Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits.

ELECTION NIGHT PROJECTIONS Testimony, Sept. 21, before the House Administration Committee and Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance.

DOMESTIC CONTENT LEGISLATION Testimony, September 23, before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade.

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