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Hyde-Smith responds to USACE Yazoo Backwater plan: ‘Best proposal yet’

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week is getting behind the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Vicksburg ...

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US Army Corps Of Engineers releases online links to Yazoo Backwater information

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ERDC), has recently released a link to updates for the Yazoo Backwater ...

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Corps of Engineers announces next steps to complete Yazoo Backwater Project

The Federal Register officially published a Notice of Intent on Thursday for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...

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Officials to Environmentalists: Science supports Yazoo Backwater Pumps

Conservation groups that are longtime opponents of the Yazoo Backwater Pumps project on Friday released a joint statement ...

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Proposed Water Management Solution presented for Yazoo Backwater Area

The Yazoo Backwater pumps are once again officially on the table, and anyone wanting to comment on the ...

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VIDEO: Army, EPA say this time is different for Yazoo Backwater Project

Representatives from the Department of the Army and Environmental Protection Agency had a message for South Mississippi Delta ...

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Reeves: ‘Biden Administration needs to finish the damn pumps — period’

Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series featuring quotes from Gov. Tate Reeves’ Feb. 7 ...

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Yazoo Backwater Area Community Engagement Sessions moved to Vicksburg District

The U.S. Department of the Army and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host five community engagement sessions ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Hollis speaks on significance of agriculture in South Delta economy

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS EPISODE 15: Analysis, One Year After the Veto

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features analysis and commentary ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: EPA gives update on Yazoo Backwater Pumps; State legislators say government is stalling project

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS EPISODE 13: Janet Stuart Whitfield

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Janet Stuart Whitfield, ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS EPISODE 12: Issaquena County’s Harlie Beth Windham

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Issaquena County native ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: ‘We sold it for nothing’: The impact of broken government promises on a Holly Bluff family

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS EPISODE 11: Eagle Lake resident Ann Dahl

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Eagle Lake Resident ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Descendant of Delta settlers shares family history of fighting floodwaters

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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GUIZERIX: A 10-episode milestone and only going up from here

In case y’all haven’t heard, I’ve added “podcast host” to my growing list of job responsibilities. The Voices ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS EPISODE 10: Mississippi Levee Board Member Hank Burdine

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Mississippi Levee Board ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Windham shares teenage account of 2019 Yazoo Backwater Flood

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Ann Dahl devotes retirement to research on Yazoo Backwater issues

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS NEW EPISODE: Percy Chocolate and DeBorah Williams

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features 91-year-old Fitler native ...

Opinion

GUIZERIX: Thompson doesn’t have to serve constituents, because they’re not funding him

In what’s become an almost-certainty over the last 30 years of elections, District 2 Congressional Rep. Bennie Thompson ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Levee Board member shares frustration over environmental misinformation

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS NEW EPISODE: Issaquena County Supervisor speaks on economic impact of backwater floods

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Issaquena County District ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: 91-year-old South Delta man reflects on lifetime of running from water

When Fitler native Percy Chocolate is asked how many floods he’s lived through in the South Mississippi Delta, ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS NEW EPISODE: Anderson Jones Sr. shares stories from a lifetime of fighting floods in the South Delta

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features Fitler, Miss., native ...

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FACES OF THE FLOODS: Third-generation landowner details flood’s impact on businesses

Faces of the Floods is a series by The Vicksburg Post that tells the stories of people impacted ...

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VOICES OF THE FLOODS NEW EPISODE: South Delta native shares childhood memories and lingering impact of backwater flood

The latest episode of Voices of the Floods, a podcast by The Vicksburg Post, features South Mississippi Delta ...

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