House Passes Water Resources and Development Act

Government

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The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed the Water Resources and Development Act of 2018 (WRDA), which includes $3 million a year for the Corp’s Engineering Research and Development Center to identify and develop technology to detect prevent and manage red tide and other HABs, including the blue-green algae bloom smothering Lake Okeechobee. This will amount to an additional $15 million over five years to identify and develop improved strategies for early detection, prevention and reduction of the frequency and damaging effects of harmful algal blooms (HABs), including red tide. U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan has helped pass this legislation.

Water Resources and Development Act of 2018

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