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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Mar 27, 2013 09:50 AM CDT

Talking with farm reporters Wednesday morning, Sen. Charles Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, said he understands the full Senate will take up the latest version of the Water Resources Development Act in April.

The bill passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last week in a unanimous vote, which is practically a stunning feat in the recent history of Congress.

The WRDA bill reauthorizes projects in a long waiting list for construction and maintenance, but also includes some language to improve the efficiency of construction for projects on rivers, particularly the Mississippi River. Grassley cited a ...

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