Begich Provision to Spur Arctic Deepwater Port Development Clears the Senate


    WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Senate, by a bipartisan vote of 83-14, approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA) today, a major bill that authorizes ports, navigation and flood control projects and includes an important provision inserted into the bill by U.S. Sen. Mark Begich to help Alaska develop its remote harbors. It also includes an amendment from Begich and Sen. Lisa Murkowski to help spur the development of a deepwater port in the Arctic.

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