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President Trump Appoints Kaiser, Owen to Mississippi River Commission

President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. [Read More]
Published: Nov-15-17

Mississippi River Commission Schedules Low-Water Inspection Trip

The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River Aug. 7-18, 2017. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents to hear their concerns, ideas and issues. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-17

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 11-15, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Mar-22-16

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Mar-06-15

Kem appointed to Mississippi River Commission

Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013. [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-14

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. [Read More]
Published: Mar-17-14

Corps and USFWS to sign Conservation Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), will sign a formal Conservation Plan with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to better protect three endangered species native to the lower Mississippi River - the Interior Least Tern, Pallid Sturgeon and Fat Pocketbook Mussel. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-13

Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., July 22, 2013 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. [Read More]
Published: Jul-22-13

Brig. Gen. Funkhouser appointed to Mississippi River Commission

Brigadier General Anthony C. Funkhouser was officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama June 25, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-13

Burcham becomes first female General Officer on the Mississippi River Commission

Brigadier General Margaret W. Burcham was officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama May 28, 2013. Burcham is the first female general officer to be appointed to the commission. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-13
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