Pro-Water Group Praises Bush Budget

February 2004
Rock Products;Feb2004, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the satisfaction of the Waterways Council with the funding levels outlined in the 2005 budget proposal by U.S. President George W. Bush. Range of funding allocated for maintaining the nation's ports and waterways; Sources of the fund; Amount requested by the group from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund or Inland Waterways Trust Fund; Efforts of the group towards efficient funding for the nation's lock and dam projects; Areas of concern for the council.


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