USACE

Major AGC-Backed Water Infrastructure Bill Passes House

On Sept. 13, the House passed an AGC-supported water resources development bill that helps the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintain much of our nation’s water resources infrastructure.  The Senate is expected to approve the bill in the coming days. While not a funding bill, this legislation allows Congress to eventually approve billions of dollars in funding for

Agencies Clarify Intent to Permanently Repeal 2015 WOTUS Rule

On June 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a supplemental proposal to the July 2017 proposed action to repeal the 2015 Obama Administration definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS). Public feedback on the July 2017 proposal indicated some level of public confusion about

Senate Passes First Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Bill

Includes MilCon, VA, and USACE Civil Works Funding On June 25, the Senate approved the House-passed “minibus” appropriations bill (H.R. 5895) by a vote of 86-5. The minibus includes funding for Energy and Water, the Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2019.  These three bills are the first of the twelve