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Fast “Deeply Concerned” Over Application of U.S. Procurement Rule to Construction Project in Canada

Posted November 26, 2014

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As reported in the press yesterday, the latest absurdity regarding the “Buy American” program is that of a new ferry terminal being constructed at the Port of Prince Rupert located just south of the Alaska border. The terminal is owned and operated by Alaska's Department of Transportation on land leased from the Prince Rupert Port Authority. Although situated in Canada because the work is being funded by the by the Federal Highway Administration, the U.S. government is insisting that no Canadian iron and steel products can be used in the $15 million project. Click here to read more.