$132 million for Army Corps post-Katrina projects in Mississippi

09/2/2009 | Insurance Journal

The Army Corps of Engineers is spending $132 million on 15 projects aimed at rehabilitating the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, according to Susan Rees, the state's Coastal Improvements program director. Congress also is reviewing a coastal restoration plan that would require $479 million to rebuild barrier islands and $408 million to acquire 2,000 parcels of property in high-risk areas, she added.

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