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34 projects authorized by water legislation

The Associated Press

Congress sent the Water Resources Reform and Development Act to the White House Thursday, authorizing 34 water projects across the country at a total cost of $12.3 billion over the next 10 years. The projects are:

NAVIGATION

– Sabine Neches Waterway, Texas and Louisiana, $748 million.

– Jacksonville Harbor, Mile Point, Jacksonville, Florida, $27.8 million.

– Savannah Harbor, Savannah, Georgia, $492 million.

– Freeport Harbor, Freeport, Texas, $121 million.

– Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, Florida, $29.2 million.

– Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, $216.4 million.

– Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach County, Florida, $57.5 million.

– Jacksonville Harbor, Jacksonville, Florida., $362 million.

FLOOD-RISK MANAGEMENT

– Topeka, Kansas, $17.3 million.

– Natomas Basin, California, $760.6 million.

– Cedar Rapids, Iowa, $73.1 million.

– Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, $846.7 million.

– Ohio River Shoreline, Paducah, Kentucky, $13.1 million.

– Springfield, Missouri, $13.5 million.

– San Joaquin River Basin, California, $23.6 million.

– Sutter Basin, California, $255.2 million.

– Truckee Meadows, Nevada, $181.6 million.

HURRICANE AND STORM DAMAGE RISK REDUCTION

– West Onslow Beach and New River Inlet, North Carolina, $99 million.

– Surf City and North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, $206 million.

– San Clemente shoreline, California, $51 million.

– Walton County, Florida, $42 million.

– Morganza to the Gulf, Louisiana, $6.6 billion.

HURRICANE AND STORM DAMAGE RISK REDUCTION AND ENVIRNOMENTAL RESTORATION

– Mississippi Coastal Improvement Program, Hannock, Harrison and Jackson counties, Mississippi, $693.3 million.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION

– Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island, Maryland, $1.2 billion.

– Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Caloosahatchee River, Florida, $313.3 million.

– Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Canal Western Project, Florida, $87.2 million.

– Louisiana Coastal Area, Louisiana, $1 billion.

– Marsh Lake, Minnesota, $6.7 million.

– Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetland, Florida, $98.5 million.

– Broward County Water Preserve Area, Florida, $448 million.

– Barataria Basin Barrier, Louisiana, $321.7 million.

– Neuse River Basin, North Carolina, $23.8 million.

– Lynhaven River, Virginia, $22.8 million.

– Willamette River Floodplain, Oregon, $27.4 million.

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