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Sean Duffy, Mississippi River Maritime Association (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-07-11

Duration: 00:28:10

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Duffy, Sean M., Sr. | Mississippi River Maritime Association | Budget deficits | Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (U.S.) | DREDGING | Environment | Shipping


  • Duffy, Sean Speaker


A speech by Sean Duffy before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 11, 2011. Duffy is the Executive Vice President of the Mississippi River Maritime Association. He discusses: the shortfall of funding to maintain the Mississippi River Channel; the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund; the $95 million needed to maintain the dredging of the channel; the beneficial use of dredge material; and the environmental benefits of the shipping industry over other transportation industries.