Proposed five minute talk to the Public Meeting held by the Mississippi River Commission in Natchez, Mississippi on board the Motor Vessel Mississippi at 2:00 p.m. 17 August, 2016. My name is Lee Jones. Our sawmill, J. M. Jones Lumber Company, Inc., is located on the bank of the Mississippi River just below the Natchez-Vidalia […]
Presentation to the Mississippi River Commission August 13, 2016 Damages from increased flooding on the MS River Summary Over the course of time, the Corp has done a great job in reducing the impact of overall flooding along the Mississippi River. Some have seen great benefit, but there are those of us experiencing a detrimental […]
The Mississippi River Commission held a public hearing in Natchez last Wednesday aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. It got an earful.
The engineering answer is simple. The politics aren’t. Here’s the story.
What do Donald Trump, the Kemper County Lignite Plant, and Mississippi River floods have in common? The Overton Window explains all three. Yeh, sure. What’s the Overton Window?
What if Mississippi’s politicians got fired up and got back in the flood trading game? And worked a deal to speed the floods to the sea – all the way to the sea?
Mississippi River Flooding: Timeline No January flood this year. | February 9, 2017 The record January flood was unusual. But major floods aren’t. Mississippi has had seven in the last ten years. Continue Reading Priming a flood. | October 17, 2016 The river is primed for another major flood. It has a record 16 foot head […]
“It’s still flooding in Mississippi – more frequent, longer, higher floods”. Is this the new normal?
I think floods are acts of God and politicians. God sends the rain. Politicians decide who gets flooded.
Whack-a-mole… a metaphor for Mississippi River floods and efforts by the Levee Board and the Corps of Engineers to whack the levee breaches, sand boils, back water floods, and so on that keep popping up.