BPF promotes environmental regulatory reform and actively engages the bureaucracy regulating flooding on the Mississippi River. BPF believes mitigating the flooding by using Old River Control Complex would give Mississippians back their privately owned land.
Stuck in the Mud on the Mighty Mississippi
by Charles Grayson
Published October 21, 2022
Barge shipping on the river, vital to the U.S. economy and especially for midwestern farmers, is grinding to slow motion. Extra costs are growing by the hour. The result will be an inflationary bump to food prices and probably other goods.
Who can get the Corps attention and make this happen? Hello, Mississippi senators, congressmen, governor, and legislators. Who can encourage them? Hello, hunters, farmers, and landowners and the businesses that depend on them.