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Want more efficient way of moving cargo? Think waterways.

An article published in the online version of “Roll Call,” a Washington Capitol Hill news outlet since 1955, calls for more investment in the nation’s waterways as a method to improve efficiency in the US transportation system. Written by the US Soybean Board, the article naturally promotes the waterways from the perspective of agribusiness in

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ASCE: US Infrastructure near Flunking

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers publishes a report assessing the quality of the nation’s infrastructure, i.e., roads, bridges, rail, ports and waterways, air, and other basic foundations of our society. The report just published gave that infrastructure a D+, which is up all the way from the D- mark from four

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“The wind is at our backs,” says US House T&I Committee Chair

Does the President’s mention of infrastructure in his inaugural address mean there’s hope for waterway projects in Alabama? Well, so far there’s no direct indication, but there is eternal hope as the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) began hearings today on America’s “21st century infrastructure.” In a statement released by

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ACF Water Battle in Court – – in Maine

The “Water Wars” between the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia have been ongoing three decades without resolution. The dispute is over how much water each state is entitled to in both the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) and the Apalachilcola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basins. The more contentious of the two has been the ACF with the latest round

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