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On March 2, the Department of Transportation announced the funding availability of $225 million in discretionary grants for ports under the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). It’s certainly good news… Read More
Whatever happened to the “infrastructure president” who posed against a backdrop of working towboats on the Ohio River? Wherever he was, he was nowhere to be found in the administration’s… Read More
On January 23, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, along with R.D. James, the assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, signed the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. The rule replaces the… Read More