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Congress OKs $350M for Great Lakes Icebreaker


[Source: Transport Topics]   Congress has authorized funding for a new icebreaker for the Great Lakes, a priority that the shipping industry and Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) have sought for years to fight ice dams in the lakes and surrounding waterways.

The money is from the $1.7 trillion budget bill that President Joe Biden signed into law Dec. 29. The bill provides an authorization of $350 million to acquire an additional Great Lakes heavy icebreaker.

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