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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Calls on President Trump to Approve Temporary Pumps to Ease Mississippi Flo

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Published on June 13, 2019 -

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Calls on President Trump to Approve Temporary Pumps to Ease Mississippi Flo

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Calls on President Trump to Approve Temporary Pumps to Ease Mississippi Flooding

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Calls on President Trump to Approve Temporary Pumps to Ease Mississippi Flo

And one of mississippi's united- state's senators is - making a direct appeal to - president donald trump.

- on wednesday, u.s. senator cind- hyde-smith asked the- president to approve the use of- temporary pumps in the- yazoo backwater area to begin - moving floodwaters- that have contaminated the- region for months on end.

- the senator is stressing the- immediate need to remove the- trapped floodwaters, and these- pumps are needed to do- just that.- it's a story we've continually- covered...as more than 500- families in the delta area have- been effected by this flooding.- back in 2008, the yazoo pump- plan was scrapped after the epa- voiced concerns that it would - hurt wetlands, an argument- residents say is no longer- valid.-

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