This week the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced that it was setting aside $514 million to complete repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike, pictured here in 2006, around Lake Okeechobee by 2022.
This week the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced that it was setting aside $514 million to complete repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike, pictured here in 2006, around Lake Okeechobee by 2022. Luis M. Alvarez AP
This week the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced that it was setting aside $514 million to complete repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike, pictured here in 2006, around Lake Okeechobee by 2022. Luis M. Alvarez AP

$500 million pledged to fix Lake O's aging dike. The algae crisis is another matter

July 06, 2018 08:26 PM