Water

Drainage District Releases Ill-advised Plan to Dam the Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. – On June 20, 2018, a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) study for a dam on the Pearl River in Jackson was released by the sponsoring Rankin Hinds Pearl River Flood and Drainage Control District and the non-profit Pearl River Vision Foundation. This public-private partnership has used the Foundation to lobby Congress and …

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One Lake: A Far Cry from Needed Restoration

This article is excerpted from the Summer 2017 issue of Gulf Currents, GRN’s bi-annual printed newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. —————————————————————————-GRN advocates for the Pearl River’s restoration and against further damming. The proposal to build a 1500-acre flood control lake on the Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi has been in the study …

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An Ode To Nonexistence

Three permitting agencies have held two public hearings about one Bayou Bridge. January’s joint Army Corps and LDEQ hearing hosted over four hundred concerned citizens, for five and a half hours. Last week’s LDNR hearing lasted six! Now these agencies must deny Bayou Bridge’s water and wetland permits.The crude oil pipeline has no place in …

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