Corps Funding Continues Upward Progress Corps Funding Continues Upward Progress
Corps Funding Continues Upward Progress

On September 10, we editorialized that the lesson of Olmsted Lock and Dam’s delays and completion was that Congress should provide full and efficient funding for the remaining outstanding waterways… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A key Senate committee kicked off its work on a water infrastructure bill that would maintain navigability of inland waterways across the country and deepen nationally significant ports. “Goods… Read More

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.—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

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

Washington, D.C.—Two big rollouts on a long-awaited infrastructure initiative and the fiscal year 2019 budget from the Trump administration landed with a thud for representatives of the waterways industry, and… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Republican control of the U.S. Senate took a one-vote hit with the swearing-in of newly elected Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, making it a bit more difficult to move the… Read More

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