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eNews • January 15, 2018
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

An ice gorge is the accumulation of ice obstructing the flow of water, particularly on a river. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Mississippi River froze completely in St. Louis at least 10 times between 1831 and 1938. The river no longer froze completely at St. Louis following the completion of a lock and dam in Alton, Illinois — 24 miles to the north.

Source: KSDK.com

Release of Trump infrastructure plan may slip past January

Release of Trump infrastructure plan may slip past January

The White House may be pushing back the release of its long-awaited infrastructure package yet again, just a month after saying it would come out by the end of January.

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Tax Extender Act would revive short-line tax credit

Tax Extender Act would revive short-line tax credit

In late December, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the Tax Extender Act of 2017 (S. 2256), which proposes to extend several tax credits — including the Section 45G short-line tax credit — that either expired at 2016's end or on December 31, 2017.

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North American ports under gun to modernize

North American ports under gun to modernize

North American ports face the dual challenge of modernizing their terminals and connecting infrastructure to meet the immediate needs of beneficial cargo owners (BCOs), while engaging in long-term planning for even larger cargo volumes and bigger ships as the maritime industry consolidates.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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