The Water Resources Development Act, which passed the Senate today, directs the Army Corps of Engineers to prepare an environmental restoration report for Pine Tree Brook in
The Act modifies the coordinates of the federal navigation channels in the
Kennedy said, “These projects are important for
Kerry said, “These projects will help
“This bill is critical to enabling development in
“This legislation authorizes much needed funding for the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct important work addressing issues such as shoreline protection, environmental restoration and flood damage,” stated Congressman Mike Capuano.
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, who represents
The Water Resources Development Act authorizes the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct civil works projects such as flood prevention, navigation dredging, and ecological restoration throughout the nation. With final approval of the bill by both chambers, the bill will next go to the President for his signature to become law.