stopping unintended consequences

Signing the petition mentioned below is a very easy way to show support for legislation that would require the Army Corps of Engineers to plan for environmental protection, among other things, when conducting projects affecting floodplains, waterways, and coastal areas. At present, the ACE in unchecked - there is NO oversight and the agency has managed to do irreparable damage to habitats on the basis of flawed economic analyses.

To sign a petition: Greening the Corps of Engineers - National Wildlife Federation.

To read more information about this legislation and what the Corps has been up to, go here NWF efforts in the greening of the Army Corps of Engineers.

The top 25 wasteful and harmful Corps projects are here. And the Corps vs. the Great Lakes Basin is here.

And now a storm is having an environmental impact ...
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