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On October 28, H.R. 2440, the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation—the top legislative priority of the American Association… Read More
While the effort to deepen the channel of the Lower Mississippi River gathers momentum, other channel-deepening efforts continue as well. Both Arkansas River and Red River interests are working on… Read More
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