Washington, D.C.—Bills that would impact the waterways industry by funding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and boost the nation’s water transportation system could be among the first acted upon… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Much-anticipated water resources bills took significant steps forward in both the Senate and House and are headed to floor action in both chambers of Congress. On a 21-0 vote,… Read More

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt told a key Senate panel that his agency will stick to its schedule to have a replacement for the contentious Waters of… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A key Senate committee kicked off its work on a water infrastructure bill that would maintain navigability of inland waterways across the country and deepen nationally significant ports. “Goods… Read More

Washington, D.C.—MarAd Administrator Mark Buzby became one of the latest agency heads to receive a “fair hearing” on their fiscal year 2019 budget proposals only to be told how outdated… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Transportation renamed the TIGER grant program and kicked off a new effort to award $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding, with applications due July 19. Read More

Washington, D.C.—A bill authorizing funding for the U.S. Coast Guard stalled in the Senate because it also included the Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge Act that supporters say would offer important… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined other federal agencies in committing to a  memorandum the Trump administration says will streamline environmental reviews and eliminate needless delays of major… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued a memo taking back authority previously granted regional administrators on actions such as reviewing and replacing the controversial… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Deputy Maritime Administrator Richard Balzano, conceding even he did not know key details of the Trump administration’s infrastructure initiative, laid out markers the maritime industry must meet to participate,… Read More

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