Renewed legislation aims to protect Mississippi River amid environmental worries

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: February 12, 2024 4:00 AM CT

“Since (this legislation) was first introduced (in 2021), the conditions of the world we live in just keep showing us that there is an urgent need to address these problems, and they’re not solving themselves,” said the executive director of the Mississippi River Network.


Mississippi River basin
Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk

Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk

The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk is an independent reporting network based at the University of Missouri, in partnership with Report For America and the Society of Environmental Journalists, funded by the Walton Family Foundation. The Daily Memphian is a member of the reporting network.


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