Port Milwaukee scores $15.9 million federal grant to boost DDG and other ag exports

February 13, 2020 |

In Wisconsin, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced a $15.9 million federal grant was awarded to Port Milwaukee from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish an Agricultural Maritime Export Facility that will strengthen Wisconsin’s maritime commerce and economy.

Port Milwaukee’s Agricultural Maritime Export Facility, located on the west side of Jones Island, will be the first on the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway system specifically for the export of Dry Distillers Grain with Solubles (DDGs), which is a byproduct of ethanol production. Supplemental service is also envisioned for the export of soybeans, corn and grain in the future.

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