WCI Media Briefing: FY '13 Corps Funding, Olmsted Over-Run, New Legislation

By MarEx 2012-03-19 13:49:27

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) will address the news media about the President’s FY 2013 budget and outlook for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program, the now $1 billion cost over-run at Olmsted Lock and Dam, and the status of the Inland Waterways Capital Development Plan in Congress.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 12:00 noon (lunch will be served after the press conference)

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C., Zenger Room

RSVP: Debra Colbert, WCI, 703/373-2278 or dcolbert@vesselalliance.com

Photo (thumb): Aerial shot of the Olmsted site in August 2008

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Waterways Council, Inc. is the national public policy organization advocating a modern and well-maintained national system of ports and inland waterways.  The group is supported by waterways carriers, shippers, port authorities, shipping associations and waterways advocacy groups from all regions of the country. Visit www.waterwayscouncil.org.