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Waterway O&M Issues RRVA Briefing to Mississippi River Commission 13 April 2011.

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1 Waterway O&M Issues RRVA Briefing to Mississippi River Commission 13 April 2011

2 O&M Funding History Fiscal YearPresident’s BudgetEnacted Approp FY 2012$7,717,000 FY 2011$7,745,000 House - $ 7,745,000 Senate - $12,000,000 FY 2010$10,598,000$11,478,000 FY 2009$10,555,000$9,797,000 FY 2008$10,431,000$11,809,000 FY 2007Corps Work Allowance $10,936,000 CR for the year $10,936,000 FY 2006$10,115,000$11,804,000 FY 2005$10,600,000$13,050,000 FY 2004$12,013,000$14,000,000 FY 2003$7,297,000$11,000,000

3 Earmarks Civil Works Budget – No Earmarks No Ability for Our Delegation to Assist Appropriations is a Congressional Responsibility – Not Administration Sen. Inhofe (R-OK) – SR 23

4 J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Metrics MetricsCriteriaJBJ Waterway Increase from CY 2008 Rating Tons 5,426,000 9,900,000 Up from 7.4 M Green Ton-miles > 1 Billion.4 Billion Up from.3 RED Due to Metric Change Trip Ton-miles > 1 Billion 7.9 Billion Up from 6.0 Green O&M Cost / Ton < $2 / Ton $1.06 / Ton Green Trend Increasing 34% Increase CY 2008 to 2009 Green NOTE: High Use Waterway Criteria is ‘Ton-Miles’ Greater Than 1 Billion CY 2009 data from ‘The US Waterway System – Transportation Facts, December 2010’

5 Initiatives PDT With Vicksburg District Rally All Industries Impacted Rep. Boustany (R-LA) – RAMP Act Rep. Landry (R-LA) – Colleague Letter Educate Corps MVD, HQ, ASA (CW) and OMB on Waterway Successes Corps – National Waterway Metrics Workshop (Last One in May 2004)

6 Thank You and ?s Red River Valley Association Richard Brontoli Executive Director (318)


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