Washington Waves: November 26, 2018 Washington Waves: November 26, 2018
Washington Waves: November 26, 2018

Washington, D.C.—President Donald Trump told acting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler that he “is going to be made permanent.” “He’s done a fantastic job, and I want to… 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of the latest agency heads to receive a “fair hearing” on their fiscal year 2019 budget proposals only to be told how outdated… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Transportation renamed the TIGER grant program and kicked off a new effort to award $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding, with applications due July 19. Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined other federal agencies in committing to a  memorandum the Trump administration says will streamline environmental reviews and eliminate needless delays of major… 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.—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

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