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The Economic Contribution of the U.S.

Tugboat, Towboat, and Barge Industry

Developed through a cooperative agreement between $1.2 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The industry the U.S. DOT’s Maritime Administration and the Amer- indirectly supported an additional $4.1 billion in taxes. ican Waterways Operators (AWO), PricewaterhouseCoo- Beyond the money, the US towboat, and barge indus- pers LLP in May delivered the latest summary for the U.S. try provides a number of other important bene

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