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FY06 funding level for NOAA set by committee

November 8, 2005 By Scott Richardson Filed under Article Tags: fundingnerranerrsnoaa

On Friday, November 4, the House and Senate conferees agreed to legislation setting the FY 06 funding levels for science-related agencies and the Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce. The $57.85 billion spending bill that was approved included $3.9 billion for NOAA, splitting the difference between the Senate mark of $4.5 billion and the House mark of $3.38 billion. The final figure for NOAA is $21 million more than NOAA’s FY 05 budget and $364.8 million above the President’s budget request.

—Thanks to Angela at the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association

The spending level for the NERR System is $16.4 million.

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