Cochran amendments intended to ensure Mississippi safety from flooding, storm surges

May 2013
Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/14/2013, p1
The article reports on a series of amendments to the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA) introduced by Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran that are intended to ensure the safety of Mississippians from flooding or storm surge threats that might result from a flood control proposal for Louisiana. Cochran looks forward to having an effective flood control along the Gulf Coast. The amendments cover the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' involvement in conservation and development projects.


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