Sep 21, 2011  |  Today's News

While the Waterways Council, Inc CEO Mike Toohey and the National Corn Growers Association’s Steve Ebke are testifying on the hill about the economic importance of investing in our waterway infrastructure, this ad will be running in Politico to help the rest of Washington, DC understand. 

Not only would new locks and dams help the U.S. more efficiently transport their goods to and from world markets, but it would also move goods using less fuel and causing less harm to the environment.  And, most importantly, it would put American’s to work at a time when unemployment is more than 9 percent.

Learn more about our recent efforts to secure lock and dam upgrade funding at or by clicking here.