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Bureau:    United States Geological Survey
Account:    Surveys, investigations, and research (14-0804)
Certifying Official:    Budget Officer
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Berkeley Pit Grant to Montana Tech

1 recipient will receive $195,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Grant to MT Tech at U of MT for a study of extremophilic life at Berkeley Pit. The University conducted this work independently, without USGS oversight or collaboration, and the USGS received no work products resulting from the study.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
MT Tech, U of MT (71408496) $195 Water Resources Investigations/Hydrologic Monitoring, Assessments, and Research/Hydrologic Research and Development Public Educational Institution
1300 W. Park
Butte, MT
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Senate Full Committee
Reference: S. Rept. 108-341
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Restored $200,000 for Berkeley Pit grant: "Projects continued within base funding include ... $200,000 for the Berkeley Pit study"

Citation Comment: Conference Report restored $198,000 for Berkeley Pit grant ($195,000 ATB reductions): "Changes to the House level for water resources investigations include increases of $198,000 for the Berkeley Pit study with Montana Tech ....."

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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