Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Energy and Environmental Infrastructure


Programs targeted to maintain and improve the Commonwealth's environmental, utility, and recreational infrastructure.


Program

Description
Dams, Seawalls, and Water Resource Management For the purpose of ensuring the structural integrity of the Commonwealth's waterways and seawall infrastructure through supervising the inspection of dams, managing stormwater, and improving water quality; activities include public education, illicit discharge detection and elimination, and construction of stormwater management controls.
Parkways and Pedestrian Bridges Management For the purpose of maintaining parkways and associated pedestrian bridges through repairs, snow and ice treatment, street sweeping, and tree care/removal.
Utility Generation, Transmission, and Distribution For the purpose of supporting policies to maintain a reliable and cost effective energy infrastructure through oversight of investor-owned electric power, natural gas, and water utilities within the Commonwealth.

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