Water infrastructure bill heading to Senate

Apr 04, 2013 | 09:26 AM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Water Resources Development Act, WRDA, Senate, American Association of Port Authorities, Jim Walker, Thomas Donnelly, National Water Resources Association, Harbor Maintenance Tax Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — An infrastructure bill that would provide funding for harbor maintenance and port improvement is set to hit the floor of the U.S. Senate in April or May. It will be the first of its kind to do so in six years.

The Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA) would allocate funds for harbor maintenance, waterway improvements, flood-risk management, environmental restoration and water supply and wastewater projects, among other things. The bill was approved unanimously by the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW) late last month.....





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