Washington Observer

Ichniowski, Tom; Cash, Catherine
April 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/18/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 15, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee planned a vote on a measure that would authorize new locks on the upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers as well as a batch of other Corps of Engineers projects. The bill, introduced by Representative Christopher Bond, has $1.8 billion for seven new Mississippi and Illinois locks, $235 million for other navigation items and $1.6 billion for environmental projects in that region. The U.S. Senate was debating $80.6-billion spending bill with $592 million for a new U.S. embassy complex in Baghdad.


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