President Donald Trump signed the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 into law last week, reauthorizing investments in infrastructure improvements that will make it easier to ship agriculture products and other goods to U.S. harbors over the country’s inland waterways. The measure was approved by the House and Senate with strong support from both parties. “These laws are essential federal commitments to improving the harbors, ports, waterways, locks, dams and other water infrastructure that makes our transportation network more efficient…,” said House Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Bill Shuster, R-Pa. The American Soybean Association supported the reauthorization, saying it would “continue the progress toward updating our inland waterways infrastructure that is vital to the movement of soybeans.”

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