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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
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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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