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May 10, 2019
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May

Wunderground: America’s Achilles’ Heel: the Mississippi River’s Old River Control Structure

America has an Achilles’ heel. It lies on a quiet, unpopulated stretch of the Mississippi River in Louisiana, 45 miles upstream from Baton Rouge. Rising up from the flat, wooded west flood plain of the Mississippi River are four massive concrete and steel structures that would make a pharaoh envious: the U.S. Army Corps of...
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