Water reform bill slated for House review

Aug 05, 2013 | 05:42 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Water Resources Reform and Development Act, water infrastructure, ports, waterways, canals, American Iron and Steel Institute, Rep. Bill Shuster, Thomas Gibson Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Steel industry-backed water infrastructure legislation will be considered next month by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Republicans are preparing to push the measure forward in the fall.

The Water Resources Reform and Development Act aims to strengthen water transportation networks by streamlining the federal project delivery process, according to the House committee. The bill would not, however, appropriate specific funds for projects, a committee spokesman told....





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