ABSTRACT

Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: H.R. 8: Water Resources Development Act of 2018   [open pdf - 131KB]

"H.R. 8 would authorize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to construct projects to improve navigation and flood management , to mitigate storm and hurricane damage and to provide assistance for water recycling and water treatment projects. The bill also would authorize the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist states and local governments in mitigating flood risks from aging dams and levees. CBO [Congressional Budget Office] estimates that implementing H. R. 8 would cost about $1.1 billion over the next five years and $2.5 billion over the 2019- 2028 period, assuming appropriation of authorized and necessary amounts."

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2018-06-04
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Congressional Budget Office: http://www.cbo.gov/
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