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Washington, D.C. – The Senate this week passed by unanimous consent 21 bills reported out of the Energy & Natural Resources Committee earlier this year. The bills are: S. 213 - A bill to clear title to certain real property in New Mexico associated with the Middle Rio Grande Project. S. 524 - A bill to expand the boundaries of the Fort Donelson National Battlefield to authorize the acquisition and interpretation of lands associated with the campaign that resulted in the capture of the fort in 1862. S. 943 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into one or more contracts with the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming, for the storage of water in the Kendrick Project, Wyoming. S. 960 - To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize certain projects in Hawaii and to amend the Hawaii Water Resources Act of 2000 to modify the water resources study. S. 1107 - A bill to enhance the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program for the National Park Service. S. 1167 - A bill to resolve boundary conflicts in the Barry and Stone Counties in the State of Missouri. S. 1516 - A bill to further the purposes of the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 by directing the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to carry out an assessment and demonstration program to assess potential increases in water availability for Bureau of Reclamation projects and other uses through control of salt cedar and Russian olive. S. 1576 - A bill to revise the boundary of Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park. S. 1577 - A bill to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Wyoming. S. 1848 - A bill to amend the Bend Pine Nursery Land Conveyance Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to sell the Bend Pine Nursery Administrative Site in the State of Oregon. S. 2178 - A bill to make technical corrections to laws relating to certain units of the National Park System and to National Park Programs. S. 408 - An act to provide for expansion of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. H.R. 417 - An act to revoke a Public Land Order with respect to certain lands erroneously included in the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, California. H.R. 708 - An act to require the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in Mendocino National Forest, California, to provide for the use of the proceeds from such conveyance for National Forest purposes. H.R. 856 - An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to revise a repayment contract with the Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, San Angelo project in Texas. H.R. 1598 - An act to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to reauthorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in projects within the San Diego Creek Watershed, California.