St. Johns Bayou
Republican Senator Roy Blunt, of Missouri, is threatening to block President Obama’s choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator.
Missouri’s two U.S. senators are continuing their push for completion of a project to close a 1,500-foot gap in a Mississippi River levee.
McCaskill sent a letter in mid-December to the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, calling uncertainty and delays in the project “unacceptable.”