Congress OKs $40M lower Mississippi River restoration

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 22, 2023 4:00 AM CT
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Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the program would help lower Mississippi River cities “become more disaster resilient” as the river emerges from a historic drought.

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Mississippi River Basin Ag and Water Desk

This story is a product of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, an editorially independent reporting network based at the University of Missouri School of Journalism in partnership with Report For America and funded by the Walton Family Foundation.

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Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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