McLean County Farm Bureau

Congress sends new WRDA bill to Biden

Congress delivered a bill to President Joe Biden Thursday that will fund a number of inland waterway and ecosystem restoration projects across Illinois over the next two years. The $38 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2022 authorizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to update locks and dams, operate dredges and perform other river maintenance. FarmWeek’s Timothy Eggert breaks down some of the construction and feasibility studies that will impact the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers. READ MORE