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Army Corps shocks shipping industry by rejecting lock project

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it will not spend federal stimulus money to build a half billion-dollar boat lock on the eastern edge of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The long-planned lock is designed to be a backup to an existing one that allows 1,000-foot-long freighters access to Lake Superior.  more...



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Is Egan sure that the lock project is just $590 Mil? If that is all and can be locked in, that amount should not be hard to raise privately. I agree conservancy with tax funds.5/1/2009 11:33:08 AM
James Landon
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