District has designs, cost estimate. Concerned about permitting process.
Thousands of acres of farmland could be underwater if high water levels persist.
Army Corps says it’s waiting on river forecasts.
Nixon warns breach could flood acres of prime farmland
Will delay implementation of new flood maps
Local officials say “minimally acceptable” levees will hold back predicted spring flooding.
Wants FEMA to scrap all-or-nothing approach
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 […]