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Budget Summary FY2016

22000100 - Department of Environmental Protection Administration
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
2200-0100 Department of Environmental Protection Administration
For the operation of the department of environmental protection, including the environmental strike force, the bureau of planning and evaluation, the bureau of resource protection, the bureau of waste prevention, the Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station and a contract with the University of Massachusetts for environmental research; provided, that section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws shall not apply to fees established under section 18 of chapter 21A of the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for brownfields assessment and remediation in the city of Everett; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Buzzards Bay Coalition, Inc. and Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Inc., in conjunction with the Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Massachusetts at Boston, for a coastal water quality monitoring program in Buzzards Bay, Vineyard sound, Nantucket sound and Cape Cod Bay; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to the Cape Cod conservation district to fund feasibility studies and conceptual plans for coastal restoration projects on Cape Cod; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to enter into an agreement with a nonprofit organization to operate a water quality monitoring program in the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord rivers

29,038,198 29,520,620

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.