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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021

United States of America
Document type
Agricultural & rural development, Energy, Environment gen., Fisheries, Forestry, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Business/industry/corporations Equity Indigenous peoples Rural employment Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes Energy conservation/energy production Hydropower generation Climate change Disasters Emissions Subsidy/incentive Research Tax/levy Artisanal fishing Afforestation/reforestation Forest fires Forest management/forest conservation Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Pollution control Potable water Water quality standards Freshwater resources management Ecosystem preservation
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic

This Act authorizes funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. Among others, it provides for climate change including grants for charging and fueling infrastructure; reduction of truck emissions at port facilities; carbon reduction program; congestion relief program; promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Costsaving Transportation (PROTECT) program; and Healthy Streets program. Additionally, it provides for Indian affairs, including environmental reviews for certain tribal transportation facilities; programmatic agreements for tribal categorical exclusions; use of certain tribal transportation funds; bureau of Indian Affairs road maintenance program; study of road maintenance on Indian land; maintenance of certain Indian reservation roads; tribal transportation safety needs; and Office of Tribal Government Affairs. The Act further provides for sport fish restoration and recreational boating safety; supply chains for clean energy technologies; hydrogen research and development; nuclear energy infrastructure; hydropower; solar energy technologies on current and former mine land; energy efficiency and building infrastructure; natural resources-related infrastructure, wildfire management, and ecosystem restoration; western water infrastructure; drinking water; clean water; Indian water rights settlement completion fund; wildfire mitigation; reforestation; recycling practices; bioproduct pilot program; modification of automatic extension of certain deadlines in the case of taxpayers affected by federally declared disasters; and rural minority business center program.

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