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Trump budget proposes higher barge fees to finish Chickamauga lock, other projects May 25, 2017 - Chattanooga Times/Free Press ...barge operators was raised by 9 cents a gallon to help pay for new locks, dams and other inland waterway improvements, President Trump is proposing that the barge industry pay even higher fees to pay for unfunded improvements, including the building of a new Chickamauga lock in Chattanooga. The White House budget plan unveiled Tuesday recommends a new, 10-year, $1.037 billion user fee to be paid by commercial operators on the inland waterways. The proposal for the higher fees is equal...
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