Wetlands

A rich new feature for ProPublica details what's described as "one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history."
Yesterday   ProPublica
A 14-mile road segment that would connect two highways in Texas is a contender for stimulus funding in the state. But it would also cause the removal of at least 23 acres of wetlands. Environmentalists are upset the proposal is being considered.
Jul 15, 2009   The Houston Chronicle
The wetlands and barrier islands of Louisiana -- nature's way of absorbing tidal surges during tropical storms -- are almost gone. We may not be able to restore them.
Oct 13, 2008   AlterNet
<p>A former bus and rail yard in park-poor South Los Angeles will be converted into an "urban wetland park".</p>
Apr 27, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>An Army Corps of Engineers flood control project in south-central Mississippi is in danger of being vetoed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But supporters have not given up hope.</p>
Apr 15, 2008   The New York Times
<p>The editor of <em>Grist</em>'s recent series on the Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi River offers some thoughts about the future challenges and issues facing the region.</p>
Mar 24, 2008   Grist