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Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Full Story

Study: $18B to Divert Missouri River to Irrigate Farms

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM

A new study estimates it would cost $18 billion to reroute water from the Missouri River to help irrigate farms in western Kansas, and another $1 billion each year to operate the system. Full Story

Officials To Keep Conserving Missouri River Water

posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Drought continues to affect the river because much of the snowmelt and rainfall in the seven-state region is being absorbed into the soil. Full Story

Extraordinary snowfall needed to relieve drought

posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:19 PM

Federal officials say they're confident that they'll be able to keep a crucial stretch of the drought-starved Mississippi River open to barge traffic and avoid a shipping shutdown that the industry fears is imminent. Full Story

Panel: Corps Worked Around Climatic Extremes

posted on December 22, 2011 at 5:03 PM

Panel: Corps Worked Around Climatic Extremes
A four-member panel assembled by the Corps issued a 99-page report this week citing “climatic extremes” that appear to be getting “bigger and more frequent.” The group added the Corps was not negligent in its duty to manage the flood. Full Story

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