UMRBA FY 2024 Appropriations Priorities

March 15, 2023

UMRBA submitted letters to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees regarding its FY 2024 funding priorities.  This includes:

  • $120 million for the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)
  • $50 million for the Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR) Program
  • $1.5 million to renew flow frequency probabilities and water surface profiles on the Upper Mississippi River System 
  • Full capability for operations and maintenance of the Upper Mississippi River System 9-foot navigation channel
  • $25 million for the Gulf Hypoxia Program