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U.S. Senate Calls for External Reviews of Big Federal Digs

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Science  28 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5786, pp. 424-425
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5786.424a

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Last week, the U.S. Senate voted to require the use of expert panels to evaluate the engineering analyses, economic and environmental assumptions, and other aspects of projects in the Army Corps of Engineers' $2-billion-a-year construction portfolio. (Read more.)