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Katrina Pump Contract
Wed May 16, 2012
Judge Clears Way for Corps to Re-Bid New Orleans Pump Work
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After months of delay over legal wrangling, a federal judge says the Army Corps of Engineers can re-start the bidding process for a $700 million contract to build pump stations at the mouths of three drainage canals in New Orleans. Two of the canals were breached during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.