Thursday, June 30, 2016

Secretary Of Interior Unveils Plans For New High-Speed Creek

<p>WASHINGTONâ€"Calling the $650
million project the “future of America’s
pastoral waterways,” Secretary of the Interior
Sally Jewell unveiled the agency’s plans for a
new high-speed creek Thursday that would
reportedly connect Weybridge, VT with the adjacent
town of Addison. “When the new creek is
completed in 2018, it will not only be the fastest
tributary in the nation, but also a vital conduit
for the quick and efficient transport of leaves,
small sticks, and light sediment through the
poorly drained western Vermont rural corridor,”
said Jewell, who noted that the cutting-edge,
streamlined creek would flow at nearly twice the
rate of the nation’s network of outdated and
meandering brooks. “With a span of nearly 8 feet
between banks and water that’s upwards of
knee-deep, this creek will be unlike anything you
currently see crossing the country, and will all
but eliminate the problem of fallen ...</p>

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