Army Corps of Engineers Water Resource Projects: Authorization and Appropriations Metadata

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  • Main Title Army Corps of Engineers Water Resource Projects: Authorization and Appropriations


  • Author: Carter, Nicole T.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Natural Resources Policy
  • Author: Stern, Charles V.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Natural Resources Policy


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2010-09-29


  • English


  • Content Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attracts congressional attention because its projects can have significant local and regional economic benefits and environmental effects, in addition to their water resource development purposes. This report provides an overview of the Corps civil works program. It covers the congressional authorization and appropriation process, the standard project development process, and other Corps activities and authorities. It also includes an Appendix on the evolution of Corps civil works missions and authorities and a description of the limits on the Corps' role in levee accreditation and improvements for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
  • Physical Description: 15 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Army - U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Executive departments
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Infrastructure
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Civil engineering


  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR
  • Name: Environmental Policy Collection
    Code: ESDC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: R41243
  • Accession or Local Control No: R41243_2010Sep29
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc31359