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Hearing to Examine Army Corps of Engineers Budget

Washington, DC, Mar 27 | Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), will hold a hearing next week on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed budget and program priorities for fiscal year (FY) 2015.

The Corps provides water resources development projects for the nation, typically through cost-sharing partnerships with non-federal sponsors.  Activities of the Corps include navigation, flood damage reduction, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery. 

The hearing, entitled “A Review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015, Budget Request for the United States Army Corps of Engineers,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army—Civil Works
  • Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, Chief of Engineers, United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 

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