District of DeBonis: Infrastructure

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Plan to bury D.C. power lines remains sketchy

District and Pepco officials remain upbeat, but still no answers on which neighborhoods can expect relief.

By Mike DeBonis  |  06:08 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Infrastructure, Politics

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013

A billion dollars to bury the power lines

Mayor Vincent C. Gray's power line burial task force is finally out with recommendations: Spend up to $1 billion to bury the 60 most troublesome "feeder" lines.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMorning Links, Infrastructure, Politics

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Eleanor Holmes Norton suggests feds should pay for Bloomingdale flooding fix

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton has asked President Obama to include $40 million in next budget for D.C. flooding relief.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:04 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Infrastructure, Politics, The Hill

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Allen Lew will chair D.C. Water board

Amid the big announcement of a Bloomingdale flood relief plan comes other major news for the $400 million-a-year city's water and sewer utility.

By Mike DeBonis  |  04:16 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment, Infrastructure, Politics

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 10/30/2012

It rained a lot, but it did not rain fast enough to flood Bloomingdale

The pace of rainfall had more to do with preventing flooding than efforts to clear storm drains.

By Mike DeBonis  |  04:26 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Infrastructure, Weather