HR 2960: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020

This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The Energy-Water spending bill, approved by the House Appropriations panel on May 21, would fund the Department of Energy Office of Science at $ 6.87 billion, an increase of $285 million or 4.3 percent above the FY 2019 level and $1.3 billion above the President’s request for FY 2020. The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), slated for elimination under the President’s budget, would receive an increase of $59 million to $425 million.