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Water Resources Development Act Providing Opportunities for Parks and Recreation

2013-07-01, Department, by Blake Houston

New legislation offers promise for wetland and waterfront parks.Passed by Congress in several different forms throughout the past 40 years, the Water Development Resources Act (WRDA) provides support for water projects and studies, from navigational infrastructure to stream revitalization. Typically, WRDA legislation provides the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the authority to study specific water-resource problems, cons....

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