Corps of Engineers commissions study on Missouri River policy

09/19/2011 | Insurance Journal

The Army Corps of Engineers said it has commissioned a study to review its flood-control policy along the Missouri River. The study comes amid criticism of the Corps' release of reservoir water that contributed to widespread damage in many states. "I commend the Corps for moving forward on this study and think it is very important for the Corps to maximize water releases by early next year given that so many levees are in need of repair," said Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa.

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