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WRDA 2016 Implementation Guidance

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1101 Youth Service and Conservation Corps Organizations  
1102 Navigation Safety  
1103 Emerging Harbors  
1104 Federal Breakwaters and Jetties  
1105 Remote and Subsistence Harbors  
1106 Alternative Projects to Maintenance Dredging  
1107 Great Lakes Navigation Systems  
1108 Funding for Harbor Maintenance Programs  
1109 Maintenance of Harbors of Refuge  
1110 Donor Ports and Energy Transfer Ports  
1111 Harbor Deepening  
1112 Implementation Guidance  
1113 Non-Federal Interest Dredging Authority  
1114 Transportation Cost Savings  
1115 Reservoir Sediment  
1116 Water Supply Conservation  
1117 Drought Emergencies  
1118 Leveraging Federal Infrastructure for Increased Water Supply  
1119 Indian Tribes  
1120 Tribal Consultation Reports   FY 2012    FY 2013    FY 2014    FY 2015
1121 Tribal Partnership Program  
1122 (a)-(h) Beneficial Use of Dredge Material              [Proposals]
1122 (i)  Beneficial Use of Dredge Material, Special Rule and Disposal at Non-Federal Cost   
 1122 (j) Beneficial use of Dredged Material, Clarification   
1123 Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration  
1124 Corps of Engineers Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems  
1125 Funding to process permits  
1126 Study of Water Resources Development Projects by Non-Federal Interest  
1127 Non-Federal Construction of Authorized Flood Damage Reduction Projects  
1128 Multistate Activities  
1129 Planning Assistance to States  
1130 Regional Participation Assurance for Levee Safety Activities  
1131 Participation of Non-Federal Interests  
1132 Post Authorization Change Reports  
1133 Maintenance Dredging Data  
1134 Electronic Submission and Tracking of Permit Applications  
1135 Data Transparency  
1136 Quality Control  
1137 Report on Purchase of Foreign Manufactured Articles  
1138 International Outreach Program  
1139 Dam Safety Repairs Projects  
1140 Federal cost Limitation for Certain Projects  
1141 Lake Kemp, Texas  
1142 Corrosion Prevention  
1143 Sediment Sources  
1144 Prioritization of Certain Project  
1145 Gulf Coast Oyster Bed Recovery Assessment  
1146 Initiating Work on Separable Elements  
1147 Lower Bois D'Arc Creek Reservoir Project, Fannin County, Texas  
1148 Recreational Access at Corps of Engineers Reservoirs  
1149 No Wake Zones in Navigation Channels  
1150 Ice Jam Prevention and Mitigation  
1151 Structural Health Monitoring  
1152 Kennewick Man  
1153 Authority to Accept and Use Materials and Services  
1154 Munitions Disposal  
1155 Management of Recreation Facilities  
1156 Structures and Facilities Constructed by Secretary  

Contributed Funds 

1157 Project Completions  
1158 New England District Headquarters  
1159 Buffalo District Headquarters  
1160 Future Facility Investment  
1161 Completion of Ecosystem Restoration Projects  
1162 Fish and Wildlife Mitigation  
1163 Wetlands Mitigation  
1164 Debris Removal  
1165 Disposition Studies  
1166 Transfer of Excess Credit  
1167 Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction  
1168 Fish Hatcheries  
1169 Shore Damage Prevention or Mitigation  
1170 Enhancing Lake Recreation Opportunities  
1171 Credit in Lieu of Reimbursement  
1172 Easements for Electric, Telephone, or Broadband Service Facilities  
1173 Study on Performance of Innovative Materials  
1174 Conversion of Surplus Water Agreements  
1175 Projects Funded by the Inland Waterways Trust Fund  
1176 Rehabilitation Assistance  
1177 Rehabilitation of Corps Engineers Constructed Dams  
1178 Columbia River  
1178(a) Columbia River Ecosystem Restoration  
1178(b) Columbia River Watercraft Inspection Stations  
1178(c) Columbia River Tribal Assistance  
1179 Missouri River  
1179(a) Missouri River Reservoir Sediment Management  
1179(b) Missouri River Snowpack and Drought Monitoring  
1180 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration  
1181 Salton Sea, California  
1182 Adjustment  
1183 Coastal Engineering  
1184 Consideration of Measures  
1185 Table Rock Lake, Arkansas and Missouri  
1186 Rural Western Water  
1187 Interstate Compacts  
1188 Sense of Congress  
1189 Dredged Material Disposal  
1201 Authorization of Proposed Feasibility Studies  
1201(1) Ouachita-Black Rivers, Arkansas and Louisiana  
1201(2) Cache Creek Settling Basin, California  
1201(3) Coyote Valley Dam, California  
1201(4) Del Rosa Channel, City of San Bernardino, California  
1201(5) Merced County Streams, California  
1201(6) Mission-Zanja Channels, Cities of San Bernardino and Redlands, California  
1201(7) Soboba Indian Reservation, California  
1201(8) Indian River Inlet, Delaware  
1201(9) Lewes Beach, Delaware  
1201(10) Mispillion Complex, Kent and Sussex Counties  
1201(11) Daytona Beach, Florida  
1201(12) Brunswick Harbor, Georgia  
1201(13) Dubuque, Iowa  
1201(14) St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana  
1201(15) Cattaraugus Creek, New York  
1201(16) Cayuga Inlet, Ithaca, New York  
1201(17) Delaware River Basin, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware  
1201(18) Silver Creek, Hanover, New York  
1201(19) Stonycreek and Little Conemaugh Rivers, Pennsylvania  
1201(20) Tioga-Hammond Lake, Pennsylvania  
1201(21) Brazos River, Fort Bend County, Texas  
1201(22) Chacon Creek, City of Laredo, Texas  
1201(23) Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Texas  
1201(24) City of El Paso, Texas  
1201(25) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Brazoria and Matagorda Counties, Texas  
1201(26) Port of Bay City, Texas  
1201(27) Chincoteague Island, Virginia  
1201(28) Burley Creek Watershed, kitsap County, Washington  
1201(29) Savannah River Below Augusta, Georgia  
1201(30) Johnstown, Pennsylvania  
1202 Additional Studies  
1202(a) Tulsa and West Tulsa, Arkansas River, Oklahoma  


Cincinnati, Ohio  
1202(c) Artic Deep Draft Port Development Partnerships  
1202(d) Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana  
1203 North Atlantic Coastal Region  
1204 South Atlantic Coastal Study  
1205 Texas Coastal Area  
1206 Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers  
1207 Kanawha River Basin  
1301 Deauthorization of Inactive Projects  
1302 Backlog Prevention  
1303 Valdez, Alaska  
1304 Lost Angeles County Drainage Area, Los Angeles County, California  
1305 Sutter Basin, California  
1306 Essex River, Massachusetts  
1307 Port of Cascade Locks, Oregon  
1308 Central Delaware River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
1309 Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania  
1310 Rivercenter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
1311 Salt Creek, Graham, Texas  
1312 Texas City Ship Channel, Texas City, Texas  
1313 Stonington Harbour, Connecticut  
1314 Red River Below Denison Dam, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana  
1315 Green River And Barren River, Kentucky  
1316 Hannibal Small Boat Harbor, Hannibal, Missouri  
1317 Land Transfer and Trust Land for Muscogee (Creek) Nation  
1318 Cameron County, Texas  
1319 New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, Georgia and South Carolina  
1320 Hamilton City, California  
1321 Conveyances  
1321(a) Pearl River, Mississippi and Louisiana  
1321(b) Sardis Lake, Mississippi  
1321(c) Pensacola Dam and Reservoir, Grand River, Oklahoma  
1322 Expedited Considerations  
1322(A) Expedited Considerations - Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction  
1322(B) Expedited Considerations - Flood Damage Reduction and Flood Risk Management Projects  
1401 Project Authorizations  
1401(1) Navigation  
1401(1)(1) Brazos Island Harbor, TX  
1401(1)(2) Calcasieu Lock, LA  
1401(1)(3) Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River, NH, ME  
1401(1)(4) Port Everglades, FL  
1401(1)(5) Little Diomede Harbor, AK  
1401(1)(6) Charleston Harbor, SC  
1401(1)(7) Craig Harbor, AK  
1401(1)(8) Upper Ohio, PA  
1401(2) Flood Risk Management  
1401(2)(1) Leon Creek Watershed, TX  
1401(2)(2) Armourdale and Central Industrial District Levee Units, Missouri River and Tributaries at Kansas Citys  
1401(2)(3) City of Manhattan  
1401(2)(4) Mill Creek, TN  
1401(2)(5) Upper Turkey Creek Basin, KS  
1401(2)(6) Princeville, NC  
1401(2)(7) American River Common Features, CA  
1401(2)(8) West Sacramento, CA  
1401(3) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction  
1401(3)(1) Colleton County, SC  
1401(3)(2) Flagler County, FL  
1401(3)(3) Carteret County, NC  
1401(3)(4) Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet, Cape May County, NJ  
1401(3)(5) West Shore Lake Pontchartrain, LA  
1401(3)(6) San Diego County, CA  
1401(4) Ecosystem Restoration  
1401(4)(1) Central Everglades, FL  
1401(4)(2) Skokomish River, WA  
1401(4)(3) Puget Sound, WA  
1401(5) Flood Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration  
1401(5)(1) Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, IL, WI  
1401(6) Flood Risk Management, Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation  
1401(6)(1) South San Francisco Bay Shoreline, CA  
1401(7) Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation  
1401(7)(1) Willamette River, OR  
1401(7)(2) Los Angeles River, CA  
1401(8) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration  
1401(8)(1) Southwest Coastal Louisiana, LA  
1401(9) Modifications and other Projects  
1401(9)(1) Upper Trinity River, TX  
1401(9)(2) Turkey Creek Basin, KS, MO  
1401(9)(3) Ohio River Shoreline, KY  
1401(9)(4) Blue River Basin, MO  
1401(9)(5) Picayune Strand, FL  
1401(9)(6) Swope Park Industrial Area, Blue River, MO  
1401(9)(7) Rio de Flag, Flagstaff, AZ  
1401(9)(8) Houston Ship Channel, TX  
1402 Special Rules  
1402(A) Mill Creek, Tennessee  
1402(B) Los Angeles River, California  
1402(C) Upper Trinity River, Texas  
2112 Technical Assistance for Tribal Water Systems  
3503 Program Establishment  
3603 Lake Tahoe Restoration  
3608 Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Chickasaw Nation Water Settlement  
5005 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative  
5007 Chesapeake Bay Grass Survey  
5013 Estuary Restoration  
5014 Environmental Banks