Friday, December 16, 2005

Charlie Melancon on the Bush levee plan. "
'While this money will go a long way in securing appropriate hurricane protection, it highlights the importance of projects like Morganza to the Gulf. These plans were approved and ready for authorization in 2000, and they were passed out of the House in three separate WRDA (Water Resource Development Act) bills. But full authorization has been held up by a political process, effectively delaying real construction work on an important component of hurricane protection"

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