Friday, December 20, 2013

Catching up on some news

Only in America?

The Olmstead Locks and Dam is still under construction, yet the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers has started the process of soliciting bids to rehabilitate the locks at a cost of $5 million to $10 million. Here is one article on the solicitation. Here is the original document.


For the latest look at whether the people of Cincinnati got a good deal by approving a sales tax increase to build stadiums to keep the Bengals and the Reds in town, check out this article by Bloomberg.


And here is another take on the controversy over shipping frackwater on the Ohio.