Washington, D.C.—President Donald Trump signed a major water resources development bill into law, praising the improvements it authorizes to  inland waterways, ports, dams, hydropower and other projects across the country. Read More

Washington, D.C.— Funding bills tracked by the waterways industry were covered by a verbal victory lap by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as he praised his chamber’s bipartisan approach… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House easily approved a bill to delay implementation of the “reader rule” for transportation security cards until an ongoing study on the effectiveness of the Transportation Worker… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army are taking formal action to clear up apparent confusion over their year-long effort to repeal the controversial 2015 Waters of the… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army are moving forward with a proposed “Step 2” rule in their closely watched effort to redefine the contentious Waters of… 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.—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of the latest agency heads to receive a “fair hearing” on their fiscal year 2019 budget proposals only to be told how outdated… Read More

The American Waterways Operators decried the April 18 vote stalling the Coast Guard authorization bill. The bill included the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which would establish a uniform national… Read More