Latest Mississippi basin Stories

Airplane Scans New Madrid For Geological Activity
2013-07-10 09:36:18

Folks living near the New Madrid seismic zone should expect to see a low-flying, red-and-white Cessna today. Do not be alarmed, U.S. Geological Survey officials announced.

2011-07-28 14:10:00

JACKSON, Miss., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There weren't high expectations this year for fishing off the Mississippi coast.

2011-06-15 09:25:00

The Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is predicted to be the largest ever recorded due to extreme flooding of the Mississippi River this spring.

2011-06-14 15:36:00

MORGAN CITY, La., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) provided an update today on the impact of the rising waters of the Mississippi River and the Atchafalaya River on its operations.

2011-05-19 07:10:00

As Mississippi River Flooding Heads South, Gulf Coast Fund Launches Text-to-Donate Campaign to Raise Desperately Needed Resources NEW ORLEANS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (http://www.gulfcoastfund.org), a community-led philanthropy in the Gulf Coast, is mobilizing in anticipation of yet another disaster.

2011-05-11 17:00:00

MORGAN CITY, La., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD) announced today its first quarter 2011 results and backlog, and discussed challenges presented by the rising waters of the Mississippi River and the Atchafalaya River.

2011-05-08 19:25:00

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Historical flooding is threatening to cover a large portion of Memphis, Tennessee over the next two weeks as the Mississippi River rises.

2011-03-13 23:49:00

FOX ISLAND, Wash., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, (OTCM: BHWX), a diversified Oil and Gas, Gold, Silver, Lithium, and Potash exploration company, is pleased to announce BHWX has reached its total depth in the historically oil producing Arbuckle zone and early indications from its first stage targets in the Layton and Mississippi zones.

2011-02-15 17:34:00

Coalition Asks U.S. Representatives to Prevent Economic Devastation in the Great Lakes CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vote on Amendment No. 24 to House Resolution 1, put forward by Michigan Representative Dave Camp, will take place tomorrow in the U.S. House of Representatives.

2010-05-07 11:30:00

State and federal authorities are preparing to deal with a variety of hazards to human health as the oil sticks around in the Gulf of Mexico.

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