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SC Ports project in President Obama's budget

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CHARLESTON, SC (WTOC) -

President Obama has set aside more than $15 million in his new budget to fund projects at the South Carolina Ports.

As part of the eventual deepening of Charleston Harbor, $1.5million has been allocated for construction and $13 million has been allocatedfor operations and maintenance at the Port.

The Army Corps of Engineers will also get moneyto continue a feasibility study that is required before the $300 million HarborDeepening Project can begin. 

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