Levee amendment to water-resources bill gets Senate approval

05/15/2013 | Sun Herald (Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.), The

The Senate has approved an amendment by Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., to the proposed Water Resources Development Act that would bring Mississippi's governor to the table during any talks concerning a Louisiana levee plan. "It will give Mississippians a role in guaranteeing that a flood-control project built by our neighbors won't inadvertently increase flood risk on our side of the border," Cochran said.

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