2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Research to Reduce Salt in Surface and Groundwater Resources

Item 377 #1c

Item 377 #1c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Quality FY2021 $0 FY2022 $175,000 GF

Page 455, line 31, strike "$52,900,649" and insert "$53,075,649".

Page 457, after line 41, insert:

"M. Out of the amounts appropriated for this item, $175,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for a research project to field test the effectiveness of using halophytes growing in biochar-amended soil to capture and remove salt from highway and parking lot stormwater runoff."


(This amendment provides $175,000 the second year for a field test of using native plants to capture and remove salt from paved surface stormwater runoff.)