Congress Approves More than $30 Million to Repair Levee

(Jackson, MS)- Congress recently approved more than $30 million to be allocated to 23 Army Corp of Engineer projects to repair damages to levees, dikes and backwater improvements. U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, on Wednesday said repairs to federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in the state will be funded from more than $400 million in disaster relief, thanks to the Mississippi River and Tributaries project, Operations and Maintenance account and the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies program.

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