USACE Buffalo District receives $37.518 million in FY17 President’s Budget

Published Feb. 11, 2016

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) includes more than $4.620 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 $37 million for Buffalo District projects.

 

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

 

The FY17 funding will be distributed among the operation and maintenance projects as follows:

 

Project

Funding

 

 

New York

Black Rock Channel and Tonawanda Harbor

$1,785,000

Buffalo Harbor

$2,650,000

Mount Morris Dam

$3,575,000

Inspection of Completed Works

$395,000

Project Conditions Surveys

$395,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters

$610,000

 

 

Ohio

Ashtabula Harbor

$2,315,000

Cleveland Harbor

$5,855,000

Fairport Harbor

$1,700,000

Sandusky Harbor

$1,618,000

Toledo Harbor

$5,905,000

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 FY17 funding will be distributed among the Buffalo District FUSRAP projects as follows:

Project

Funding

 

 

New York

Guterl Specialty Steel

$400,000

Niagara Falls Storage Site

$3,600,000

Seaway Industrial Park

$400,000

Tonawanda Landfill

$400,000

 

 

Ohio

Harshaw Chemical Company

$500,000

Luckey Site

$3,650,000

 

 

Pennsylvania

Superior Steel Site

$800,000

The FY17 Civil Works budget press book is available on the Corps headquarters Website at: http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Budget.aspx, under the heading Program Budget: Press Books. 

For more information go to the 2017 budget related link:

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

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


Contact
Andrew Kornacki
716-879-4349
andrew.a.kornacki@usace.army.mil

Release no. 16-002