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This week’s issue features a U.S. senator complaining about the length of time it is taking the Corps of Engineers to approve a permit for a Nucor steel mill in… Read More
Changing mores and laws on marijuana use are creating difficult situations for all transportation workers, including those on the inland waterways. As we noted recently, nearly half of all U.S. Read More
A little-noticed (so far) revision to the 1936 Merchant Marine Act that took effect in December has greatly expanded the scope of a tax-deferral program designed to encourage fleet owners to expand and modernize their… Read More