levee projects http://wwno.org en Corps holds meeting on levee work http://wwno.org/post/corps-holds-meeting-levee-work <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Army Corps of Engineers plans a public meeting Tuesday on measures it is taking to mitigate the impact of wildlife habitat as construction continues on a levee and flood protection system in Plaquemines, Jefferson and St. Charles parishes.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:06:04 +0000 The Associated Press 16795 at http://wwno.org Corps Scraps Levee Project in Barataria Basin http://wwno.org/post/corps-scraps-levee-project-barataria-basin <p>The Army Corps of Engineers says it&#39;s scrapping plans to build a levee system to protect a large area of south Louisiana against hurricane flooding&nbsp;on the Barataria estuary southwest of New Orleans.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span> The corps says the project wasn&#39;t&nbsp;economically feasible.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:27:13 +0000 The Associated Press 14769 at http://wwno.org