Water Resources Development Act Providing Opportunities for Parks and Recreation
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, construct projects and make major modifications to current projects. Projects authorized by WRDA must still be funded with appropriations, but this funding is available for state and local projects, too, not just those on federal lands.
Both the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) and....
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