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Army Corps

Clean Water Under Attack - Again

Steve Fleischli | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
Steve Fleischli

It seems a week doesn't go by where an extremist in Congress isn't threatening to undo our basic environmental laws. This week is no exception.

A Letter From New Orleans: Year 6 of a 5-Year Lifespan

Harry Shearer | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Harry Shearer

The Army Corps' temporary, hydraulic pumps have now been in place since June 1, 2006. That means, as of now, protective structures with a five-year life span are in year six.

The President's Panacea for Business Regs: The Cost-Benefit Ratio

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

Balance costs and benefits -- this sounds so reasonable that it might seem unobjectionable. Unless you've had some experience with one federal agency that has long used "benefit-cost ratio" as a supposed guide to decision-making.