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Corps Says It Is Expediting Levee Upgrade Process

Flood Prevention Council doubts Corps commitment to expedite permitting process.

07/05/2011

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Metro East Levee Plan Progresses, Questions Remain

District has designs, cost estimate. Concerned about permitting process.

06/20/2011

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Levee stabilized in NW Mo.

Thousands of acres of farmland could be underwater if high water levels persist.

06/20/2011

CAIRO, IL - APRIL 27:  April 27, 2011 in Cairo, Illinois. Severe storms have caused rivers and streams to rise in parts of southeastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

Corps will Wait on Levee Break

Army Corps says it’s waiting on river forecasts.

04/27/2011

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Gov. Nixon Objects to Planned Levee Breach

Nixon warns breach could flood acres of prime farmland

04/25/2011

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FEMA Admits Substandard Levees Exist

Will delay implementation of new flood maps

03/10/2011

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“Minimally Acceptable” Levees Stand in the Way of Spring Flooding

Local officials say “minimally acceptable” levees will hold back predicted spring flooding.

02/04/2011

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Durbin Tells FEMA to Admit Metro East Levees Exist

Wants FEMA to scrap all-or-nothing approach

02/03/2011

FEMA Flood insurance fight headed to federal court

  EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) __ The case of three Metro East counties suing to block the U.S. government from declaring the region’s levees functionally useless could be headed for trial in a federal court this […]

01/06/2011

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