Energy and Water, and Related Agencies Appropriations: FY 2019

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The main agency of interest to the geoscience community in the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill is the Department of Energy (DOE).


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 FY 2019 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
 House and Senate Reports (in millions of dollars)
Account
FY 2018 Enacted
FY 2019 President's Request
House Committee Bill
Senate Committee Bill
FY 2019
Bill
Percent Change (%) FY 2018 Enacted - FY 2019 Bill
Department of Energy
34,569
30,609 35,494 34,990
35,685
+3%
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
2322
696 2078 2322
2,379
+2%
- Sustainable Transportation
674
163.5 303 667.5
690
+2%
-- Bioenergy Technologies
221.5
37 205 215
226
+2%
-- Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology
115
58 102 115
120
+4%
- Renewable Energy
519.5
175 437.9 509.5
527.5
+2%
-- Geothermal Technologies
80.9
30 69.5 85
84
+4%
-- Water Power
105
45 95 105
105
0%
-- Solar Energy
241.6
67 189 239.5
246.5
+2%
-- Wind Energy
92
33 84.4 80
92
0%
Fossil Energy Research and Development
726.8
697 785 727
740
+2%
- Natural Gas Technologies
50
5.5 50 53.2
51
+2%
- Unconventional Fossil Energy Technologies
40
14 40 54
46
+15%
- Coal CCS and Power Systems
481
343.3 532.7 463
486.2
+1%
Office of Science
6260 5,391 6600 6650 6,585 +5%
- ARPA-E
353 0 325 375 366 +4%
- Basic Energy Sciences
2090
1,850 2129.2 2193.4
2166
+4%
-- Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
673
500

673

715
705
+5%
- Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists
19.5
19 19.5 24.5
22.5
+15%
Environmental and Other Defense Activities
6,828
6,601   6828
6,884.3
+4%
- Defense Environmental Clean-up
5,988
5,630 5759 5988
6,028.6

+4%

- Non-Defense Environmental Cleanup
298.4 218 240 353.2 310 +4%
- Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund
840 753 870 840.8 841.1 0%
Energy Information Administration
125 115 125 125 125 0%

Sources:
FY 2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies appropriation bill conference report
FY 2019 Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Report
FY 2019 House Energy and Water Appropriations Report
DOE FY 2019 Budget in BriefFY 2019 President's Budget Request: DOE Appendix
FY 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill (Division D)

 FY 2019 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
 President's Request (in millions of dollars)
Account
FY 2016 Enacted
FY 2017
Enacted
FY 2018 Omnibus Bill
FY 2019 President's Request
Percent (%) Change
FY 18 Omnibus Bill - FY 19 President's Request
Deparment of Energy
29,717.3
30,786
34,569
30,609 -11%
- Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
2,069
2,090
2,322
696 -70%
-- Geothermal
71
69.5
80.9
30 -63%
-- Hydropower
70
84
105
45 -57%
-- Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology
100.9
101
115
58 -50%
-- Solar
241.6
207.6
241.6
67 -72%
-- Wind
95.4
90
92
33 -64%
-- Bioenergy Technologies
225
205
221.5
37 -83%
- Fossil Energy R&D
632
668
726.8
502 -31%
-- Natural Gas Technologies
43
-
50
5.5 -89%
-- Unconventional Fossil Energy Technologies
20.3
21
40
14 -65%
-- CCS Power Systems
430
423.8
481
343.3 -29%
- Office of Science
5,347
5,392
6,260
5,391 -14%
-- ARPA-E
291
306
353
0 -100%
-- Basic Energy Sciences
1,849
1,871
2090
1,850 -11%
--- Chemical Sciences, Geosciences & Energy Biosciences
312.1
-
-
-  
-- Biological & Environmental Research
609
612
673
500 -26%
-- Workforce Development for Teachers & Scientists
19.5
19.5
19.5
19 -3%
- Environmental and Other Defense Activities
6,066.2
6752
6,828
6,601 -3%
-- Defense Environmental Clean-up
5,289.7
5,405
5,988
5,630 -6%
-- Non-defense Environmental Clean-up
255
247
298.4
218 -27%
-- Uranium Enrichment D&D Funding
673.7
768
840
753 -10%
Energy Information Administration
122 122 125 115 -8%

Sources:
DOE FY 2019 Budget in Brief
FY 2019 President's Budget Request: DOE Appendix
FY 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill (Division D)
FY 2017 Omnibus Spending Bill (Division D)
FY 2017 Department of Energy Budget Justification
FY 2016 Omnibus Spending Bill (Division D)

 

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Last updated September 14, 2018.