Mississippi

A regional coalition has spent three years planning a network of greenspaces that will span in the Tri-State area surrounding Memphis, Tennessee. The Greenprint 2015/2040 plan was released to the public last week.
Feb 11, 2015   Memphis Business Journal
<p>An Army Corps of Engineers flood control project in south-central Mississippi is in danger of being vetoed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But supporters have not given up hope.</p>
Apr 15, 2008   The New York Times
<p>The editor of <em>Grist</em>'s recent series on the Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi River offers some thoughts about the future challenges and issues facing the region.</p>
Mar 24, 2008   Grist
<p>Creating beautiful public spaces is crucial to improving sense of community, according to urban designers looking to revitalize the Mississippi town of Tupelo.</p>
Feb 26, 2008   Daily Journal (Northeast Mississippi)
<p>A new study has shown that rapid land subsidence in the Mississippi Delta is a problem that occurs closer to the surface, not deep below, giving geologists hope that the delta can be restored.</p>
Feb 24, 2008   Terra Daily
<p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has blocked an Army Corps of Engineers pumping project that would have drained and damaged up to 200,000 acres of Mississippi wetlands -- its first block of a Corps project in nearly 20 years.</p>
Feb 5, 2008   Time
<p>Canals dug for oil and natural gas extraction and service may have played a significant role in the weakening of the Mississippi River Delta -- a negative effect of the oil industry's Gulf operations that worsened the impact of Hurricane Katrina.</p>
Jan 22, 2008   Associated Press via Wired
<p>Designers and architects are teaming up to provide the Gulf Coast region with pre-fabricated buildings meant to serve as temporary general stores and community centers for areas still struggling to recuperate.</p>
Oct 30, 2007   Metropolis Magazine
<p>As land continues to subside in the Mississippi Delta, scientists are looking to natural systems to provide the flood control man-made infrastructure has failed to provide.</p>
Oct 17, 2007   Terra Daily
<p>The Army Corps of Engineers has plans to buyout more than half of the land in the flood-damaged Gulf Coast city of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. But residents who have already started to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina are fighting the plan.</p>
Oct 4, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A flood of developments are rejuvenating downtown Jackson, Mississippi.</p>
Aug 21, 2007   Architectural Record