There are places along the Mississippi River (e.g. New Orleans) where many people live in areas that would normally be flooded, were it not for levees or other flood control works.
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The WTC victims were killed not just by terrorists, but by the buildings themselves.Topics on the Beat:
Cropduster flights resumed Sept. 25, 2001. The FBI had ordered cropdusters grounded nationwide temporarily in late Sept. 2001.Topics on the Beat:
The President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection was set up in July 1996 under President Clinton's Executive Order 13010.Topics on the Beat:
A likely upcoming shift in California's strategy to reduce smog from cars could affect new vehicles rolling onto roads nationwide over the next few years.Region:
Timber-rich states and regions grapple with public calls for ending clear-cutting.Topics on the Beat:
On Feb. 1, 2001, the Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release its final implementation plan for returning the flow of the Missouri River to more natural levels.Topics on the Beat:Region:
Some of "The Rules" laid down by the EPA press office, as experienced by SEJ members, include the following:
A Senate bill would require members of Congress who add FOIA exemptions to legislation to flag them.Topics on the Beat:
The University of California "has begun withholding public records that detail how animal research is done.