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FIX FOR NEW ORLEANS MEANS BIG PAYDAY FOR CORPS INSIDER

Three-Year Corps Contract Will Pour Money into Former Chief’s Firm

BUSH BUDGET SHOOTS DOWN MISSISSIPPI RIVER LOCKS PROJECT

No Expansion Needed “For the Next 50 Years or More”

MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN AGAIN – 16-YEAR DECLINE

Big Locks Project Looking Doubtful; Industry Sees Lower Capacity

SCHEDULING BARGES CAN REDUCE CONGESTION & IMPROVE SAFETY

But Corps-Funded Study Finds Upper Mississippi Traffic Too Low to Justify Scheduling

CONGRESS POISED TO BUILD BIGGER LOCKS AS BARGE INDUSTRY FADES

Fewer Barges on Rivers, Less Traffic and Lowest Levels of Congestion in 30 Years

EVERGLADES RESTORATION STUCK IN THE MUD

Corps Memo Admits Delays, Cost Overruns and Uncertain Direction

BUSH BUDGET ZEROES OUT UPPER MISSISSIPPI LOCKS

Only Minor Funding for Environmental Restoration

MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN SHARPLY IN ‘04

New Numbers May Be Death Knell for Big Locks Project

ARMY SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS AS "OPTIONAL"

Big Cuts Threaten to "Shut Down All Training Operations"

NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE RIPS CORPS UPPER MISSISSIPPI PLAN

Third NAS Report Is Scalding -- Most Critical