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Drought Lingers

By | October 13th, 2016|

Drought conditions in the Southeast continue, especially for northern Georgia, northern Alabama, southeastern Tennessee, and the western parts of South and North Carolina.  The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service sees drought conditions [...]

PACE Blog: Brexit presents economic opportunity for U.S. wood energy exports

By | August 2nd, 2016|

Alabama's forestry industry is a major economic asset for the state and fast coming to the forefront is the export of wood energy products, such as wood pellets, which are derived from low-grade wood fiber [...]

Port of Greater Baton Rouge Using Containers on Barge

By | July 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Containers on Barge (COB) has been long touted as one of the ways movement of goods on our inland waterways can be made efficient, safely, and environmentally friendly.  Read this article from the Inland Rives [...]

Waterways have excess capacity to move cargo

By | July 25th, 2016|Tags: , , |

A July 23 article from the The Vicksburg Post describes how the the nation is not using the capacity available on our inland waterways to move freight, and, as a result we are not seizing an opportunity to reduce the ever-increasing congestion [...]