Army Corps of Engineers under fire for flood-risk calculations

04/15/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A recent study has turned the heat on the Army Corps of Engineers for the method it used to evaluate flooding risk that changed in the 1930s. The Corps went back to flood records from before the 1930s and adjusted measurement data that could underestimate the flood risk on the Mississippi River between the Ohio and Missouri Rivers, according to the study.

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