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Legislation

S. 2848 (Committee Report) – Water Resources Development Act of 2016

H.R. 5303 – Water Resources Development Act of 2016

S. 2902 – Western Water Supply and Planning Enhancement Act of 2016

S. 2533 (Summary) – California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

H.R. 2898 (Supplemental Report) – Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015


Wildfire

Legislation

H.R.2647 – Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 (Passed House July 2015)

H.R. 2647 was amended into S. 2012 – The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (May 2016)

S.____ Wildfire Budgeting Response and Forest Management Act of 2016 Discussion DRAFT

Background

Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, Natural Resources Committee 06/25/2015

Wildfire Spending: Background, Issues, and Legislation in the 114th Congress 08/25/2015

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources – Press release (Draft) Wildfire Budgeting Response & Forest Management Act of 2016

White House

Executive Order on Wildland-Urban Interface Federal Risk Mitigation (May 2016)

Key Reports – Studies on Wildfire

Wildland Fire Science and Technology Task Force Final Report White House Office of Science and Technology – November 2015

(Report) The Rising Cost of Fire Operations: Effects on the Forest Service’s Non-Fire Work – USFS

Summary of the USDA Forest Service Budget – Western Forestry Leadership Coalition


Drought

Legislation

S. 2533 (Summary) – California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act

S. 2902 – Western Water Supply and Planning Enhancement Act of 2016

S. 176 – Water in the 21st Century Act

H.R. 291 – Water in the 21st Century Act

 


Infrastructure

Legislation

CRS Report – Water Infrastructure Financing: The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program

H.R. 3080 – Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014

WIFIA Overview (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Institute for Water Resources Report (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

EPA and USACE Presentations (National Council for Public-Private Partnerships)

Infrastructure Opportunities in PPP with US Army Corps of Engineer


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