Reform the Army Corps of Engineers Now

Gambit | December 16, 2008
The Army Corps of Engineers has defied a Congressional order to complete a plan for Louisiana coastal protection and restoration. Reforming the Corps should be a top priority for the entire Louisiana congressional delegaton In late 2005, Congress gave the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $20 million and ordered it to complete within two years a plan for Category 5 storm protection, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration (LACPR) report. Three years later, the report is still not finished and the Corps says it won't be finished until at least June of next year.


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