Army Corps Has New Restoration Plan for Mississippi R.
St. Louis, MO – The Army Corps of Engineers will present its proposal Monday for restoring the ecosystem of the upper Mississippi River.
The plan would cost $8.4 billion, but there will also be other options costing another $2 billion to expand locks and dams on the river.
The projects are part of a study that will guide management of the river for the next 50 years.
A different $1.5 dollar plan was stopped three years ago after a whistleblower contended its financial numbers were not accurate.