levees http://kcur.org en Repairing Missouri River Levees http://kcur.org/post/repairing-missouri-river-levees <p>Wednesday on <a href="/programs/centralstandard"><em><strong>Central Standard</strong></em></a>, we drive our proverbial Chevy to Missouri River levees, and ask where the funds went dry.</p><p>Our guest <strong>Jud Kneuvean</strong>, Chief of Emergency Management for the <a href="http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/index.cfm" target="_blank"><strong>US Army Corps of Engineers</strong></a>, will tell us about their plans to fix 11 of the 68 Missouri River levees in time for the Spring, and how they determined the crucial sites for repairs.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:59:54 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 8979 at http://kcur.org Repairing Missouri River Levees Flood Danger Heralded http://kcur.org/post/flood-danger-heralded <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d0c71e39b7c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d0c71e39b7c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d0c71e39b7c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-905158.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The council made up of Kansas City's six major industrial districts is warning that levees holding back rivers are in precarious condition. And money to do restoration work is barely being provided.</p> Tue, 01 Jun 2010 22:17:01 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6675 at http://kcur.org Flood Danger Heralded