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Officials announce work on new National Mall levee

Construction of a new levee aimed at protecting downtown D.C. and the National Mall from river flooding is expected to be complete by summer of next year, federal and local officials say.

Tags: National Capital Planning Commission , Marcel Acosta , National Mall , levee , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Steve Garbarino , Constitution Avenue , 17th Street , Potomac River , Christophe A.G. Tulou , Katrina , Federal Emergency Management Agency

Monday - 11/15/2010, 04:38pm EST

Bag tax generates $1.5M so far for D.C.

Originally, D.C.'s tax on plastic bags was estimated to generate $4 million.

Tags: bag tax , Christophe Tolou

Monday - 09/27/2010, 12:12pm EDT