The locks and dams on the Upper Ohio River are aging, and Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is pressing the federal government to fund repairs. Given the decline in the coal industry, the Office of Management and Budget is weighing the economic benefits of upgrades with a study due in 2019.
OMB studying economic value of upgrades for Ohio River locks, dams
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