Tag: flood control Mississippi River

Rising Floodwaters Compel Hard Decisions

Written by | April 29th, 2011

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A controversial decision to blow up a levee on the Mississippi and cause an intentional flood pits one state against another. Our Jeff Opperman looks at the science behind the battle.

Making the Mississippi Sustainable in the 21st Century

Written by | January 28th, 2010

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Managing the Mississippi River for people and nature presents enormous challenges — and smarter conservation can play a huge role, says the Conservancy’s Michael Reuter.

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