Greenwire headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

1. ARMY CORPS:

La. levee project with ballooning price tag seen as linchpin in WRDA talks

Lawmakers desperate to pass the first water resources bill in seven years are facing a $10.3 billion problem. That's the latest price tag for the 98-mile-long "Morganza to the Gulf" levee and hurricane protection project championed by the Louisiana delegation for their state's offshore oil and gas hub near the city of Houma. The southeast Louisiana project was included in the Senate's Water Resources Development Act passed in May, but it wasn't in the version passed by the House two weeks ago.

Top Stories

Politics

Congress

Natural Resources

Law

Energy

Business

Federal Agencies

Transportation

Air and Water

International

E&ETV's OnPoint

Compiled coverage by issue

Global Climate Debate
Pipeline Politics
Gulf Spill
Drought
Nuclear Crisis

E&E special reports

Deep Underground
Islands
Shades of Green: A Movement at Midlife
Overflow
The Range Case

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos