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Cargo Diversion, Port Infrastructure, Marine Highways to be Discussed at Feb. 13 Meeting

Friday, January 31, 2014
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The Department of Transportation’s Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council will hold a public meeting Feb. 13 at DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C., to discuss potential recommendations on the following issues.

- integration of marine highways into the national transportation system

- options to provide a steady and reliable funding mechanism for port infrastructure development

- methods to mitigate the impact of cargo diverted as a result of natural disasters

- surface transportation reauthorization issues

Written comments on these issues must be filed by Feb. 17.

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