To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to prevent acid mine drainage into the Great Lakes.


Amends Safe Drinking Water Act provisions regarding regulations governing state underground injection programs to prohibit: (1) the issuance of a permit for any underground injection associated with the mining of a sulfide ore body within 20 miles of any of the Great Lakes unless the applicant demonstrates to the satisfaction of the state that the mining activity will not result in acid mine drainage into the Great Lakes; and (2) the promulgation of a program rule that authorizes such an underground injection.

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