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Two major sustainability efforts announced by mayors

Twenty-five Mayors gathered in New Orleans to unveil the Mississippi River Sustainable Development Fund and a partnership between the Mississippi River World Trade Center Alliance and 18 Community Foundations serving communities along the River. Hosted by Mayor Landrieu, the [...]
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Reviving the Mississippi River Economy

Roy Buol, mayor of Dubuque, Iowa, discusses reviving the Mississippi River economy with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line.” To watch the video, see Businessweek.com
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Mississippi River mayors and DRA announce agreement

Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy [...]
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