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A Shotgun Approach To Water Resource Improvements

Publication Date: 1/21/2009
Author: Tom Sawyer
Format: HTML

The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, which would get $400 million for watershed infrastructure, partners with local sponsors on 14,000 watershed structures throughout the nation, including many aging dams. It has a potential backlog of more than $1 billion worth of flood prevention work to do, says Douglas McKalip, legislative director.

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