AG POLICY NEWS
Waterways Bill Set for Final Votes
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Fri May 16, 2014 11:15 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- House and Senate negotiators unveiled the final conference agreement on the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) on Thursday, which will make critical reforms to funding for port dredging, the Olmsted lock and dam project and how the Army Corp of Engineers proposes and funds projects.

The House and Senate must vote to approve the bill before it's sent to the White House for the president's signature.

"The waterways really are the gateway to how our nation helps feed the world," said National Grain and Feed President Randy Gordon. "And recent rail service disruptions have magnified and ...

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