Senate Appropriations Bill for Energy and Water FY2013 Finds Approval

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY2013 Energy and Water Appropriations bill on Thursday, delineating funds for the Department of Energy, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Overall, the legislation enacts $33.36 billion in appropriations for FY2013, with $27.13 billion allocated to the DOE – a five percent increase from the FY2012 enacted value.