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Posted 6/1/2017

Release no. 17-011


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Andrew Kornacki
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The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) includes more than $5.002 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, (see release at: Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Website – www.usace.army.mil) with more than $49.658 million for Buffalo District projects.  

The Civil Works budget funds the Operation and Maintenance Program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels and navigation structures within the Buffalo District’s area of responsibility, and operation and maintenance of the Black Rock Lock and Mount Morris Dam.  Also included in the President’s Budget is funding for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). 

The FY18 funding will be distributed among the operation and maintenance projects as follows:  

Project

Funding

 

 

New York

Black Rock Channel

$1,834,000

Buffalo Harbor

$2,500,000

Mount Morris Dam

$3,892,000

Inspection of Completed Works

$395,000

Project Conditions Surveys

$410,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters

$610,000

 

 

Ohio

Cleveland Harbor

$6,200,000

Conneaut Harbor

$2,800,000

Fairport Harbor

$1,150,000

Sandusky Harbor

$1,650,000

Toledo Harbor

$6,102,000

Inspection of Completed Works

$225,000

Project Conditions Surveys

$305,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters

$255,000

 

Pennsylvania

Inspection of Completed Works

$5,000

Project Conditions Surveys

$70,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters

$105,000

 

The FY18 funding will be distributed among the Buffalo District FUSRAP projects as follows:

 

Project

Funding

 

 

New York

Guterl Specialty Steel

$500,000

Niagara Falls Storage Site

$2,600,000

Seaway Industrial Park

$300,000

Tonawanda Landfill

$250,000

 

 

Ohio

Harshaw Chemical Company

$500,000

Luckey Site

$16,000,000

 

 

Pennsylvania

Superior Steel Site

$1,000,000

           

The Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works Budget of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Press Book dated MAY 2017 located at http://www.usace.army.mil/Portals/2/docs/civilworks/budget/FY18_Army_CW_Budget_Pressbook_25_MAY_17.pdf?ver=2017-05-25-142611-277  

For more information go to the 2018 budget related link:  

Corps of Engineers, HQ Website – http://www.usace.army.mil

White House Website – http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget