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Flooding Preps Underway for St. Louis

Soon a cold and snowy winter will give way to a wet spring that could bring with it flood-level river waters.

03/10/2014

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Illinois EPA Decision Expected Soon On Levee Repairs

The public comment period expires Monday for repairs on 74 miles of flood protection levees in Madison, Monroe and Saint Clair counties.

02/11/2013

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FEMA Responds To Concerns About Expensive Levee Inspections

Two metro east villages are looking for ways to pay for mandated inspections

10/01/2012

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Village Facing Financial Crisis Over Mandated Levee Inspection

FEMA mandates inspection could cost village $1 million

09/24/2012

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Clock Ticking On Improvements To Metro East Levees

Project begins in June, slated to wrap up in late 2014.

05/01/2012

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New Corps Leader Confident of Levee Improvements

Says partnership will help expedite permitting process

08/17/2011

Mississippi Flooding

Spending Approved to Fix Metro East Levees

Hundreds of thousands of people, businesses and towns in Southwestern Illinois, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, are at risk of major flood damage.

07/22/2011

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Levee Decertification Has Hurt Region’s Economy

Officials: Untold number of jobs lost because of flood insurance rate fears

07/14/2011

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Vote To Delay Flood Maps “Good News”, But Challenges Remain

Officials say upgrades should be completed in time, if Corps cooperates

07/13/2011

Mississippi Flooding

Lawmakers Want Faster Levee Approval

Local agencies say permitting process is slow

07/08/2011

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