US FAA said Monday that "dozens of stop work orders" have been issued on airport construction projects around the country as a result of the partial shutdown of the agency that started Saturday. An impasse in Congress over passing the 21st temporary funding extension since FAA's long-term authorization expired Sept. 30, 2007, led to a lapse in authority for many of the agency's functions. ATC is not affected, though the US government can't collect about $30 million ...

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