Fla. Congresswoman To Push For Jacksonville Port Deepening

Law360, Miami (September 16, 2013, 9:38 PM EDT) -- U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., said she plans to introduce an amendment Thursday to the recently announced Water Resources and Reform Development Act, seeking to add a deepening project for Jacksonville's port.

The bill is a key piece of legislation through which Congress authorizes work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the nation's ports and waterways. But while the Jacksonville Port Authority voted earlier this year to dredge the St. Johns River channel to a depth of 47 feet, which would allow the port...
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