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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 7:40 am

34 projects authorized by water legislation

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, 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.