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A great change for the Great Lakes

Congress pushes systemic move to boost port funding

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Posted: Monday, October 28, 2013 6:00 am

Legislation passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives would put the Great Lakes on an equal footing with other regions of the country in budgeting for dredging and other harbor maintenance, supporters say.

The measure to modernize the nation's water transportation infrastructure was approved by an overwhelming vote of 417 to 3.

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