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GLTF FYI - Appropriation



        The following contains the numbers for the Agriculture 
     Appropriations Bill; VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies Appropriations 
     Bill; and the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill in both the House 
     and Senate after the respective committee markups.

                               Jason Capizzi
                               Intern, Great Lakes Task Force

                                   Rochelle Sturtevant
                                   Coordinator, Senate Great Lakes Task Force

     
  Agriculture Appropriations Bill 
     
        The following appropriations reflect the full committee markup in both 
     the House and Senate.  (Funding in millions of dollars) - Floor Votes on   
     Both the House and Senate bills are expected this week.
        
                                        GLTF Request  House    Senate 
     Conservation operations                ---        641       638
 
     Great Lakes Basin Program for      
       Soil Erosion and Sediment Control    0.5          0.5       0.35
 
     Conservation Reserve Program           ---       1,694    1,694           
 
     Wetland Reserve Program                ---         124      124
 
     Environmental Quality Incentives       ---         174      200
 
    
  VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Bill
     The following appropriations reflect the subcommittee markup in the 
     House and the full committee markup in the Senate.  (Funding in 
     millions of dollars) Full Committee Markup of the House VA-HUD bill is     
     expected this week.
                                
                                        GLTF Request    House    Senate 
     Clean Water SRF                    NE-MW letter    1,250    1,400
     
     Sec.106, Water Quality Grants        ---             115.5    100.5

     Sec.319, Nonpoint Source Grants  195+language      200+lang.  155
 
               House: Language indicates that activities under the Clean 
                  Lakes Program can be funded under Sec.319, Nonpoint Source    
                  Grants.

     Clean Lakes Program                  ---         in sec.319  not specified

     Great Lakes National
       Program Office                     14.7           14.7         14.7
 
     Great Lakes Fish Consumption
       Study                                3             2.5          2

     Pollution Prevention State Grants  NE-MW letter      6            6

     Drinking Water SRF                 NE-MW letter    775          800

     Great Waters Program                   3.5      at least 3       ?

     Dispersal Containment Analysis
        (NISA Sec.1202)                     0.5           0           0
 
    
  Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
     The following appropriations reflect the full committee markup in the 
     House and the floor in the Senate.  (Funding in millions of dollars).  The 
     House floor vote occured 6/22.  No Great Lakes amendments were offered, but
     the number below have not yet been checked against all passed floor        
     amendments.
        
                                        GLTF Request    House     Senate 
     Restoration of Environmental
      Quality, WRDA Sec.1135               ---           4.1        15

            Senate: Section 1135 appropriation includes a $0.5 million 
                earmark for  sediment remediation technology demonstrations.

     Sediment Remediation Tech.
        Demonstration (ARCS II),
        WRDA Sec.515                        2            0           0.5
 
      Duluth Alternative Technology
        Project, WRDA Sec.541               0.5          0.5         0
               
     Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration
      WRDA Sec.206                      6+language       11.2        6

                Senate: Includes $0.2 million for sea lamprey barrier 
                     construction.

     Beneficial Use of Dredged 
       Materials, WRDA Sec.204            2               0.5        0.2

     Dredging Operations
        Environmental Research        8+language       4+language    8

                House language (DOER): "...The Committee has provided 
                $4,000,000 for the Corps of Engineers to continue 
                its research effort on contaminated sediments and 
                dredged material management.  The Committee expects 
                the Corps to focus its efforts principally on the               
                area of contaminated sediment characterization, management 
                and treatment."

      Sediment Transport Models &
        Sediment Management
        Planning, WRDA Sec.516          1               0.5          0.5

     Assessment of Existing CDFs
        Study/Report, WRDA Sec.234    language        language        0

                House language (CDF study): Report language directs, 
                "...urges the Corps of Engineers to initiate its assessment of  
                the general conditions of confined disposal facilities in the   
                Great Lakes, using available funds."

     Planning Assistance to States
        WRDA Sec.221                     ---           5.3           7.5

                Senate: Levin floor statement indicates that a portion of 
                the increase to Planning Assistance to States may be used to    
                fund Remedial Action Planning Assistance activities under 
                WRDA Sec.401. 
 
     RAP Assistance, WRDA Sec.401       0.5            0.5           0

     Interagency and International
        Support                         1              0.3           0.3

     Improvement of the Soo lock
        system, Sault Ste. Marie        0.5            0.5           0.5

     Lake MI Deversion 
        Accounting-Chicago     separate letter: 1.6    1.037         0.537

     Public Facility R&D,
        NISA Sec.1202 
        Zebra Mussel             NISA letter: 2        1.5           1.5

     Dispersal Barrier Demonstration,
        NISA Sec.1202                  0.5             0.5           0

     Aquatic Nuisance Plant Control
        Research                  NISA letter: 5       2.5           4

                Senate: Report language indicates that actual control 
                rather than research should take priority within this 
                account.