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Unformatted text preview: titiveness while creating and sustaining jobs, including through the reduction of landside traffic congestion, the ability to add costeffective new freight and passenger transportation capacity, the reduction of wear-andtear on roads and bridges, and by providing resiliency to the surface transportation system; Providing an environmentally sustainable transportation system that requires less energy and reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per ton-mile of freight moved; Adding to the nation‘s strategic sealift resources and supporting the nation‘ s shipbuilding industry Improving public safety and security through the safe movement of passengers and freight, including hazardous materials, and by enabling more effective transportation responses to natural and manmade disasters. 34 | P a g e Inland Waterways Negative Inland Waterways Negative BDL Inland Waterways Neg – Table of Contents No Inherency...................................................................................................................................... 2-3 Harms Economy Add-on Answers ................................................................................................................. 4-5 Hegemony Add-on Answers ................................................................................................................. 6 Infrastructure Not Degrading ................................................................................................................. 7 Lock Closure Impact Exaggerated ..................................................................................................... 8-9 No Global Starvation ........................................................................................................................... 10 Solvency No Solvency – General ....................................................................................................................... 11 No Solvency – Global Starvation ........................................................................................................ 12 No Solvency – Congestion .................................................................................................................. 13 Off Case Arguments States Counterplan Solvency .............................................................................................................. 14 Taxes/Spending DA Link ............................................................................................................... 15-16 Oil Disadvantage Links .................................................................................................................. 17-18 1|Page Inland Waterways Negative BDL No Inherency [___] [___] Department of Transportation developing Marine Highways Now Wired, 2010 (July 23, “DOT To Turn Underused Waterways Into Marine Highways,” http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/07/dot-turns-underused-waterways-into-marine-highways/) A new priority of the U.S. Department of Transportation is an...
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