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been challenged and reaf? rmed over the years—culminating in the latest, the
Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act of 2016—it is clear that imports from deepwater West
Coast ports act as the primary fund- ing for the improvements in underkeel clearance along the Gulf of Mexico and
East Coast ports.
The revelation that ports are contribut- ing funds disproportionately generally results in discussions of how to best at- tain full usage of money by more equi- table distribution. This is an American
Association of Port Authorities talking point, and it is a positive step toward ad-
The value of imports at major
U.S. shipping ports for the year 2014.
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