Cohen amendment would make city flood control system part of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 15, 2020 4:32 PM CT
The city’s flood walls and other parts of its flood control system would be the responsibility of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under an amendment by U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis to the federal Water Resources Development Act.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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