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America’s agriculture exports depend on a reliable and efficient transportation network on our inland rivers and waterways. Tell Congress that America’s family farmers are vital to our balance of trade. 

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Tell Congress to support for funding the Navigation-Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP) for the Upper Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway (UMR-IWW). 

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America’s economy relies on an efficient transportation supply chain – and our inland rivers and waterways provide that. Barges are the lowest-cost, most fuel-efficient, safest surface mode, moving more tonnage at the lowest carbon footprint. 

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Congress can act to improve the reliability of America's lock and dam infrastructure. Do your part and stand up for river transportation.

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America’s inland waterways move about 60% of our nation’s harvest to export throughout the world.  Our nation’s lock and dam infrastructure also helps move inputs like fertilizer that America’s farmers depend on to keep feeding the world.

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Surprise: Lock & dam infrastructure doesn't get a lot of attention in D.C. You can help change that. Tell Congress that your job, and the more than half a million jobs supported by inland river transportation, need maintained and improved lock and dam...

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America’s energy independence depends on a reliable inland river transportation network – and locks and dams that can handle the future.

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Barges move about 60% of our nation's agriculture exports on our rivers, but 80% of locks have outlived their design life. Tell Congress our river locks keep America's farmers competitive

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Hundreds of millions of man-hours are ready to be created through construction and rehabilitation of our lock and dam infrastructure. Tell Congress to act!

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Conservation and recreation advocates – stand up for the Navigation-Ecosystem Sustainability Program for the Mississippi River.

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