Accession Number : ADA589973
Title : Army Corps of Engineers: Water Resource Authorizations, Appropriations, and Activities
Descriptive Note : Congressional rept.
Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Personal Author(s) : Carter, Nicole T ; Stern, Charles V
Report Date : 18 Oct 2013
Pagination or Media Count : 26
Abstract : The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undertakes activities to maintain navigable channels, reduce flood and storm damage, and restore aquatic ecosystems. Congress directs the Corps through authorizations, appropriations, and oversight of its studies, construction projects, and other activities. This report summarizes congressional authorization and appropriations processes for the Corps. It also discusses agency activities under general authorities.
Descriptors : *WATER RESOURCES , AQUATIC BIOLOGY , CONGRESS , CONSTRUCTION , DAMAGE , ECOSYSTEMS , NAVIGATION , STORMS
Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE