US Army Corps of Engineers

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