Appropriations for Energy and Water Development

Appropriations for Energy and Water Development

On the 20th of June, Rep. Michael Simpson (Idaho, 2nd district which includes most of Boise) introduced the “Energy and Water development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015”. This bill is for funding in fiscal year 2015. The appropriations bill has no co-sponsors and has already been reported from the committee to the full House.


The line by line spending items are below.


H.R. 4923

Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes



June 20, 2014




Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes, namely:


Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers-Civil


  • investigations, $115,000,000
  • construction, $1,704,499,000
  • Mississippi river and tributaries, $260,000,000
  • operation and maintenance, $2,905,000,000
  • regulatory program, $200,000,000
  • formerly utilized sites remedial action program, $100,000,000
  • flood control and coastal emergencies, $28,000,000
  • expenses, $178,000,000
  • office of the assistant secretary of the army for civil works, $2,000,000


Department of the Interior


Central Utah Project, completion account, $9,874,000

  • of which $1,000,000 Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation

Bureau of Reclamation

Water and related resources, $856,351,000

  • $25,000 for transfer to the Upper Colorado River Basin Fund
  • $6,840,000 for transfer to the Lower Colorado River Basin Development Fund

Central valley project restoration fund, $56,995,000

California bay-delta restoration, $37,000,000

Policy and administration, $53,849,000


Bureau of reclamation loan program account, $500,000 is hereby permanently rescinded.


Department of Energy

Energy Programs


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, $1,789,000,000

Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, $160,000,000

Nuclear Energy, $899,000,000

Fossil Energy Research and Development, $593,000,000

Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, $19,950,000

Elk Hills School Lands Fund, $15,579,815

Strategic Petroleum Reserve, $205,000,000

Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, $7,600,000

Energy Information Administration, $120,000,000

Non-defense Environmental Cleanup, $241,174,000

Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund, $585,976,000

Science, $5,071,000,000

Nuclear Waste Disposal, $150,000,000

Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy, $280,000,000

Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program, administrative expenses, $42,000,000

Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, $4,000,000


Clean Coal Technology, $6,600,000 is hereby permanently rescinded


Departmental Administration, $255,171,000

Office of the Inspector General, $42,120,000


Atomic Energy Defense Activities

National Nuclear Security Administration

  • Weapons Activities, $8,204,209,000
  • Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, $1,592,156,000
  • Naval Reactors, $1,215,342,000
  • Office of the Administrator, $386,863,000

Environmental and Other Defense Activities

  • Defense Environmental Cleanup, $4,801,280,000
  • Other Defense Activities, $754,000,000


Power Marketing Administrations

  • Bonneville Power Administration Fund, no new direct loan obligations may be made
  • Operation and Maintenance, Southeastern Power Administration, $7,220,000
  • Operation and Maintenance, Southwestern Power Administration, $46,240,000
  • Construction, Rehabilitation, Operation and Maintenance, Western Area Power Administration, $304,402,000
  • Falcon and Amistad Dams Operating and Maintenance Fund, $4,727,000


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, salaries and expenses, $304,389,000



Independent Agencies


Appalachian Regional Commission, $80,317,000

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, salaries and expenses, $29,150,000

Delta Regional Authority, salaries and expenses, $12,000,000

Denali Commission, $10,000,000

Northern Border Regional Commission, $3,000,000

Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, $250,000

Nuclear Regulatory Commission, salaries and expenses, $1,052,433,000

Office of inspector general, $12,071,000

Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, salaries and expenses, $3,400,000