State hopes new Army Corps program results in $196 million in restoration projects

in environment •  last year 

The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is hoping a provision tucked in a federal water resources project authorization bill could result in the Army Corps of Engineers spending as much as $196 million to use material dredged from navigation channels to build five new wetland restoration projects.

Good article if you have interest in environmental stuff like this, I do.

What gets me is the amount of money these projects take to complete, maybe I'm just getting old, but isn't $200 million still a lot of money to more or less operate a pump?

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http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2018/04/state_hopes_new_army_corps_pro.html#incart_river_index

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