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Mississippi River Levee. Midwest Flood. 1993. Courtesy of FEMA.

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What percentage of the approximately 15,000 miles of levees in US Army Corps of Engineers Levee Safety Program are operated and maintained by local sponsors?

  1. 10%
  2. 25%
  3. 65%
  4. 85%

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