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Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu May 22, 2014 08:29 PM CDT

Agricultural groups appeared unanimous in their praise of the 91-7 vote by the U.S. Senate that sends the Water Resources Reform and Development Act to the president's desk.

WRRDA will spend $12.3 billion and authorizes 34 water resources projects across the country that have cleared technical reviews by the Army Corps of Engineers.

WRRDA also eliminates as much as $18 billion in planned projects by the Army Corps of Engineers that have never gotten off the ground. It also is expected to accelerate project planning and development times that have stretched to longer than 15 years in some cases. The ...

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