2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lewis
Elizabeth River Sediment Clean Up

Item 389 #1s

Item 389 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Natural and Historic Resources
Marine Resources Commission FY2023 $0 FY2024 $3,750,000 GF

Page 478, line 47, strike "$2,242,645" and insert "$5,992,645".

Page 479, after line 10, insert:

"C. Out of the amounts appropriated in this item, $3,750,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the non-federal share of an Army Corps of Engineers project to remediate Elizabeth River sediment contamination.


(This amendment provides $3.75 million GF the second year to clean the Elizabeth River. This is a "shovel-ready" project with the Army Corps of Engineers to resolve one of the most contaminated sites on the Chesapeake Bay. The federal government has committed $11.25 million to the project.)