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YABUCOA, Puerto Rico  | Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

YABUCOA, Puerto Rico  — The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric grid, despite residents’ fears that the island’s government won’t be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria. The federal agency will keep operating … Continue reading YABUCOA, Puerto Rico  | Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

Complaint: HUD employee demoted over office makeover request

WASHINGTON/February 28, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A Department of Housing and Urban Development employee says she was demoted after she refused to comply with a request from the acting agency head that she “find money” for a costly remodeling of future HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s office. A HUD document shows the agency spending $31,561 on a dining … Continue reading Complaint: HUD employee demoted over office makeover request

Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won’t be made public

BOISE, Idaho/February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — U.S. officials don’t have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country’s top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus, who had … Continue reading Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won’t be made public