2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Coalfields Expressway Environmental Permits (language only)

Item 455 #3s

Item 455 #3s

Transportation, Department of

Page 404, after line 4, insert:
"E. Out of the Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund, up to $4,500,000 the first year shall be provided for the costs associated with obtaining the required federal Clean Water Act permit for the Coalfields Expressway necessary for a proposed re-alignment of the Expressway to traverse coal reserves controlled by certain companies to allow for recovery of marketable coal reserves and related costs associated with lowering the cost of construction of the Expressway."

(This amendment directs funding for activities related to obtaining federal Clean Water Act permits required for continuation of the Coalfields Expressway and potential alignment of the route in cooperation with certain mining operations with a goal of reducing the overall cost of the project.)