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EDITORIAL: Trib editorial: Allegheny River locks dams sorely need proposed funding boost Feb 20, 2018 - The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Feb. 19--For too long, the Allegheny River's locks and dams have been shortchanged on funding for necessary upkeep, making maintenance and repairs long overdue. Thus, they sorely need the $18 million proposed for fiscal 2018, up from $5 million in fiscal 2017. Trump's fiscal 2019 proposal, Allegheny River lock-and-dam funding would drop to $7.9 million, but that still would be more than its $5 million level in recent years.

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