2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Landes
State Match for U.S. Geological Survey

Item 357 #6h

Item 357 #6h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY2015 $0 FY2016 $85,000 GF

Page 319, line 35, strike "$55,254,708" and insert "$55,339,708".
Page 322, after line 30, insert:
"N. Out of the amounts provided for this item, $85,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to match a federal grant from the U.S. Geological Survey to sample and gather data necessary to compute the annual loads of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment from two rivers draining Augusta County and to generate the requisite data for these annual loads of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment for use in the Chesapeake Bay Model, and to more accurately compile this data for remediation purposes."

(This amendment provides general fund dollars to the Department of Conservation and Recreation to match a U.S. Geological Survey grant sampling and gathering data on nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment loadings in two rivers draining Augusta County. The data produced from this effort will be used to generate requisite data for use in the Chesapeake Bay Model and to determine what subsequent remediation may be necessary.)