Washington, D.C.—Bills that would impact the waterways industry by funding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and boost the nation’s water transportation system could be among the first acted upon… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Much-anticipated water resources bills took significant steps forward in both the Senate and House and are headed to floor action in both chambers of Congress. On a 21-0 vote,… 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

Amy Larson, president of the National Waterways Conference (NWC), spoke on the possibility of advancing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2018 this year to the audience of the Inland… 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.—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.—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