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Levee detonations reduced 2011 flood risk on Mississippi River, UCI-led study finds


March 20, 2015

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A controversial decision in 2011 to blow up Mississippi River levees reduced the risk of flooding in a city upstream, lowering the height of the rain-swollen river just before it reached its peak, according to a newly published computer modeling analysis led by the University of California, Irvine, scientists.Full Story

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