U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   57 NAME:    Soil, Water, and Electric Energy Resources
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Natural Resources
DEFINITION:    Federal Government programs for the conservation, management, and development of soil and water resources; flood prevention and control; management of public lands; generation and distribution of electric power (including hydroelectric energy); and development of new or improved energy sources and technologies.
EXAMPLES:   Comprises the activities of: U.S. Department of Energy (energy supply, research, and development; uranium supply and enrichment; strategic petroleum reserves; electric power marketing administrations; and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission); Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA); Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Program (flood control and prevention; beach erosion control; dam safety; and hydro power stations); Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation (management and development of water for irrigation, public and industrial use, salinity control, dam safety, and flood prevention; and hydroelectric generation) and Bureau of Land Management (management of public lands and their resources); Department of Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service; and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
EXCLUSIONS:   Department of Energy atomic energy defense activities (report at National Defense and International Relations, code 06) and nuclear waste disposal (report at Other and Unallocable, code 89); Army Corps of Engineers' navigation and harbors activities (report at Water Transport and Terminals, code 87); Bureau of Land Management programs for managing minerals (report at Mineral Resources, code 58) and payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (use code 89); Rural Electrification Administration (report at Farm Credit Programs, code 51).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:   (1) This function applies solely to Federal Government expenditures; report any related Federal employment data at Other Natural Resources, code 59. (2) Report state-local soil and water conservation activities at code 59.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E57 Current Operations Y NN N NN
I57 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F57 Construction Y NN N NN
G57 Land & Existing Structures Y NN N NN
K57 Equipment Y NN N NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L57 State Y NN N NN
M57 Locals, NEC Y NN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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