Struggling To Contain A Rising Mississippi

National Public Radio: Floodwaters are rising to record heights in the lower Mississippi, weeks before they're expected to crest. Ira Flatow and guests discuss how engineers have boxed in the river with dams, levees and spillways, and whether human-induced climate change might bring more frequent floods. Significant wouldn't really be the right word to describe the flooding along the Mississippi: Epic is more along the right lines, because the river is so swollen that it's breaking records set way back during the great......

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