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

Washington, D.C.—Several members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pressed U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on how inland waterways and ports might be impacted by President Trump’s $1.5-trillion infrastructure… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Waterways Council Inc., used its annual press briefing on the federal budget to underscore its concerns on the Trump administration’s proposal for fiscal year 2019 as well as its… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Officials of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said they will not know for weeks, possibly even months, which specific projects will be covered by supplemental funding in a… Read More

In quick succession, the Trump administration last week released two documents: its long-promised statement on infrastructure and its proposed budget. The infrastructure “Funding Principles” restated Trump’s goal of reducing permitting… Read More

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