Coalition Documents

FY 2018

The USGS Coalition submitted testimony to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment. Read the Coalition's testimony on FY 2018 appropriations to the Senate and House.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS>

FY 2017

Letter to President-elect Trump about the unique role of USGS within the Department of the Interior.

The USGS Coalition submitted testimony to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment. Read the Coalition's testimony on FY 2017 appropriations to the Senate and House.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2016

USGS Coalition chair Robert Gropp testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment on March 13, 2015.  Read the Coalition's testimony on FY 2016 appropriations.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2015

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee to advocate for FY 2015 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition chair Robert Gropp testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment on April 10, 2014.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2014

Testimony to the Senate and House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee to advocate for FY 2014 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition chair Robert Gropp testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment on April 16, 2013.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2013

Letter to President Obama and congressional leaders about budget sequestration.

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2013 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2012

Testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2012 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

FY 2011

Testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2011 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2011

FY 2010

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2010 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2010

FY 2009

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2009 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2009

FY 2008

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2008 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2008

FY 2007

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2007 funding for the USGS.

Coalition statement on the FY 2007 budget.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2007

FY 2006

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2006 funding for the USGS.

Coalition statement on the FY 2006 budget.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2006

FY 2005

Testimony to the House and Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittees to advocate for FY 2005 funding for the USGS.

USGS Coalition handout on the importance of investments in the USGS.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2005

FY 2004

Coalition letters sent to the House and Senate chairs of the conference on the FY 2004 Interior and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Graph of USGS funding FY 1996-2004

A presentation on the coalition prepared for the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation.

An article on the coalition by Robert Gropp appears in the October 2003 issue of Bioscience magazine, published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences. An article on the concept of a USGS Coalition appeared in the October 2002 issue of Geotimes magazine, published by the American Geological Institute.