Move to halt plan dies

U.S. Sen. John Warner, R-Va., moved Wednesday to add an amendment to the final version of a $447 billion bill that would strip the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from oversight of offshore projects in federal waters.

His amendment was in neither the House nor Senate's version.

Just hours before the DOD Authorization bill was filed for House and Senate floor votes yesterday, Republican leadership in the House Armed Service Committee, chaired by Duncan Hunter, R - Calif., convinced Warner to kill the measure.

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