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MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN SHARPLY IN ‘04

New Numbers May Be Death Knell for Big Locks Project

NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE RIPS CORPS UPPER MISSISSIPPI PLAN

Third NAS Report Is Scalding -- Most Critical

CORPS VIOLATES ITS OWN RULES ON MISSISSIPPI STUDY

$70 Million "Draft" Is Internally Inconsistent, Intentionally Inaccurate & Incomplete

UPPER MISSISSIPPI PROJECT RETURNS ONLY NICKEL ON THE DOLLAR

Both Barge Traffic and Congestion Continue to Drop as Senate Vote Nears

TAXPAYER & GREEN GROUPS SLAM MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR MISSISSIPPI RIVER PLAN

"Twice Cooked Pork" Report Released

IN BUDGET BUSTING MOVE, CORPS OF ENGINEERS PROPOSES MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR MISSISSIPPI RIVER LOCK EXPANSION

Conservation Groups Oppose Project

BUSH ADMINISTRATION ZEROES OUT UPPER MISSISSIPPI LOCKS

Army Corps Civil Works Program Slashed

MISSISSIPPI RIVER BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN AGAIN IN 2003

Need for New Locks Fading

NEW NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE REPORT BLASTS CORPS PLAN FOR UPPER MISSISSIPPI

NAS Tells Corps to Take Controversial Project Back to the Drawing Board

ARMY CORPS SUED ON MISSISSIPPI BARGE PLAN

Economic Plan on Controversial $2.5 Billion Project Flawed