Ogeechee Riverkeeper is a non-profit, 501c3 organization dedicated to protecting, preserving and improving the water quality of the Ogeechee, Canoochee and coastal rivers in southeast Georgia. We fulfill our mission through 3 hands-on program areas including education and outreach, legislative and policy work and pollution investigation and water monitoring. Ogeechee Riverkeeper works for clean water and healthy communities for generations to come.
FY16 President’s Budget: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/budget/fy2016/assets/budget.pdf
NOAA FY16 Blue Book: http://www.corporateservices.noaa.gov/~nbo/fy16_bluebook/FY2016BudgetSummary-web.pdf
FoNOAA Analysis of Top-Line Agency Budget: FY16 Budget – NOAA Impact Tables
As supporters, stakeholders, employees, and partners of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), we appreciate the Administration’s support for the agency in the President’s FY15 budget proposal and urge the Administration to continue its leadership and investment in NOAA. Friends of NOAA strongly supports funding the agency at no less than $5.8 billion in FY16.
Read the full FoNOAA letter sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
House CJS Bill: bills-113hr-sc-ap-fy2015-cjs-subcommitteedraft
Summary:The legislation contains $5.3 billion for NOAA, virtually equal to the fiscal year 2014 enacted level. Within this total, National Weather Service operations and systems are funded above the President’s request, denying proposed cuts to hurricane forecasting and tsunami warning grants. The bill includes full funding for the Joint Polar Satellite System weather satellite program and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite to help maintain and improve weather forecasting to warn communities about potentially devastating natural disasters.
As supporters, stakeholders, employees, and partners of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Friends of NOAA strongly supports funding the agency at no less than $5.6 billion in FY15…
NOAA FY2015 Blue Book is available online: http://www.corporateservices.noaa.gov/~nbo/fy15_bluebook/FY2015BudgetSummary-small.pdf