February 09, 2008
Once in a blue Mississippi moon: U.S. EPA vetoes Army engineers project.
EPA Halts Corps' Yazoo Pump Project
VICKSBURG, MISS. (Feb. 8)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently blocked a $220-million Army Corps of Engineers flood-control project in the Mississippi Delta known as Yazoo Pump. Such "vetoes" of Corps projects are rare, having happened only 12 times in EPA's history and not since 1990. [more]
Posted by JD Hull at February 9, 2008 07:47 PM