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IF10455 – Harbor Deepening: Federal Studies and Construction Projects – 2016-18-08

IF10455 – Harbor Deepening: Federal Studies and Construction Projects – 2016-18-08 published on

Author: Adam C. Nesbitt
Pages: 2

Deep-draft coastal harbors handle a large volume of U.S. imports and exports. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is responsible for improving and maintaining federal navigation channels. An issue for Congress is that demand for the Corps to deepen harbors outpaces what the agency can deliver at recent funding levels. This creates uncertainty about the future availability of deeper harbors.

 

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