Day: April 17, 2020

Multiple waves, mass deaths, and a $5 billion economic hit

FROM MISSISSIPPI TODAY (MISSISSIPPITODAY.ORG) BY ADAM GANUCHEAU It was designed for the flu, but the coronavirus put it into motion. More than 10 years ago, Mississippi health and government officials began developing a comprehensive plan in preparation for a pandemic of a novel influenza strain — not a coronavirus strain — for which there is no …

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Entergy Mississippi Creates Resource Hub for Employers Affected by Pandemic

To help small businesses, Entergy Mississippi has created a hub of resources to connect owners to information, tools and opportunities that could help them during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Pulling together when faced with challenges is nothing new to Mississippians,” said Ed Gardner, Entergy Mississippi director of business and economic development. “Sharing knowledge and resources helps …

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New Army Corps Environmental Impact Action On Yazoo Backwater Project Is Significant

New Environmental Review To be Completed by Fall, with January 2021 Final Decision WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the significance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launch of an official new review on the Yazoo Backwater Area Project, a step that could lead to much-needed flood protection in the …

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