From the Office of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
 

Pelosi Wins $36.8 Million for Bay Area Shipping and Wetlands Restoration Projects

November 19, 2003

Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2004 Energy and Water Appropriations Conference Report yesterday, containing a number of projects requested by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

“These projects will enhance the Bay Area’s environmental health and economic vitality by helping to move people and goods by water, and by contributing to the restoration of Bay wetlands,” said Pelosi.

The following San Francisco-related projects were requested by Pelosi and funded by the House of Representatives:

  • San Francisco Bay Drift Removal, to remove floating debris and hazards to navigation from the waters of the Bay - $2.2 million
  • San Francisco Harbor, maintenance dredging of ship channels - $2.1 million
  • Long Term Management Strategy for the Placement of Dredged Material in the San Francisco Bay Region, to dispose of dredged material in an environmentally-sound manner - $2 million
  • Ocean Beach, study of erosion - $100,000

The following projects were requested by Pelosi along with her Bay Area colleagues and funded by the House of Representatives:

  • Oakland Harbor 50-foot channel deepening project - $20 million
  • Oakland Harbor maintenance dredging - $6.8 million
  • Hamilton Airfield Wetlands restoration project - $3 million
  • Napa River Salt Marsh restoration project - $400,000
  • San Pablo Bay Watershed wetlands restoration project - $200,000


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