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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The Federal Budget: Overview and Issues for FY2016 and Beyond

Categories: Congress,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43933.pdf

Provides an overview and background on the current budget debate.  Tracks legislative events related  to the federal budget and will be updated as budgetary legislation moves through Congress. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Highways in the Coastal Environment: Assessing Extreme Events

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Transportation,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/engineering/hydraulics/pubs/nhi14006/nhi14006.pdf

Provides technical guidance and methods for assessing the vulnerability of coastal transportation facilities to extreme events and climate change.  Identifies vulnerabilities by region along with methods for modeling them and the likely impacts of climate change.  From the Federal Highway Administration

 

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