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Water bill that authorizes Morganza hurricane protection and levee repairs ready for final congressional OK

May 15, 2014

House and Senate members Thursday released details of a bill that authorizes some $8.2 billion worth of flood-control, navigation and coastal restoration programs. The 552-page bill, the result of six months of negotiations between House and Senate members, is expected to win approval next week in the House and Senate by large-bipartisan margins.