Mississippi River mayors eye federal funds to fight effects of climate change

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 02, 2023 12:35 PM CT | Published: March 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Wetland depletion along the Mississippi River has left the region “exposed to disasters that would normally be absorbed by wetland capabilities,” the mayors said in their policy proposal.


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

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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