Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) (right) was presented Waterways Council, Inc.'s (WCI) 13th Annual Leadership Service Award for his strong and continued leadership on ports and inland waterways issues. Most recently he served as a critical champion to introduce, with 31 bi-partisan co-sponsors, legislation -- Waterways are Vital for the Economy, Energy, Efficiency, and Environment Act of 2013 (WAVE 4, H.R. 1149) -- in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), now in conference. Also pictured is Stephen Little, President/CEO of Crounse Corporation in Paducah, Kentucky. Congressman Whitfield was presented the Leadership Service Award on February 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) was also a recipient of this year’s award.