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President Trump signs America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

by Michael Verdon 26 Oct 2018 11:06 UTC
Trump signs water bill © Michael Verdon

President Donald Trump yesterday signed the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. The bipartisan measure, which passed the Senate 99-1 earlier this month, authorizes the Water Resources Development Act of 2018.

The WRDA has been supported by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and such groups as Boating United because it includes a number of boating's top water infrastructure projects. Boating United sent out an alert Tuesday saying that President Trump had signed the bill.

"This is an extremely important piece of legislation that we have been working on for a long time," NMMA president Thom Dammrich told Trade Only Today. "The key provisions relating to funding for Everglades restoration, aquatic invasive species and dredging are critical to the future of recreational boating."

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