Transportation

Soy Growers Press EPA to Accept Comments on Rewrite of Waters of the U.S. Rule

In a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the agency to accept feedback and comments from … Read More »

ASA Supports Reauthorization of U.S. Grain Standards Act

The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined other major U.S. farm organizations in supporting reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA) at a hearing before … Read More »

New T.V. Commercial Focuses on Waterways Importance to Agriculture

Waterways Council Inc. (WCI) created a new television commercial that underscores the importance of waterways transportation to the agriculture industry. The message is aimed at … Read More »

Priorities for Soy Farmers Included in Waterways Funding Bill

The House Energy & Water Appropriations subcommittee this week passed its annual funding –including increased funding for U.S. Corps of Engineers projects that are priorities … Read More »

Senator Requests GAO Report on Impacts of West Coast Port Disruption

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) this week submitted a request for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study on the service disruptions that occurred … Read More »

Soy Growers Support Fuel Tank Exemption for Farmers

The American Soybean Association joined 20 other agricultural organizations in a letter supporting legislation to eliminate a regulation that requires agriculture industry professionals to obtain … Read More »

ASA Points to Truck Weight Limit Study, Urges Congress to Include Increased Truck Capacity and Efficiency in 2015 Highway Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is touting a research project released yesterday by the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) that examines the effects of increasing truck … Read More »

Support Needed for Bipartisan House Resolution to Address West Coast Ports Slowdown

Congressmen introduced a House resolution last week, calling on the ILWU and PMA to conclude their negotiations as the work slowdown at ports along the … Read More »

Issues at West Coast Ports Persist

Since July 2014 the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the Int’l Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have operated without a contract, while trying to negotiate … Read More »

ASA Participates in Waterways Industry Meetings and Capitol Hill Visits

This week the Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) held their annual meeting in Washington, D.C. focused on priorities for federal funding and following up on the … Read More »