U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson asks a question regarding the possible activation of the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway during a briefing held Saturday. Politicians, affected landowners and members of the press attended the briefing led by Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh, president of the Mississippi River Commission.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)
Still no official decision on Birds Point Levee breach
SIKESTON -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues taking steps to activate the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway, although no official decision to blast the levee at Birds Point has yet been made.
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