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Court blows it with Yazoo Pumps decision

March 29th, 2011 Comments off

U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock was wrong when, on Tuesday, she issued a decision striking down the lawsuit brought by the Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency authority to veto the project as provided under the Clean Water Act.

If you first listen to environmentalists and the Environmental Protection Agency as to why they are opposed to the Yazoo Backwater project, they make a pretty compelling argument.

But what Aycock, the Environmental Protection Agency and The Sierra Club failed to take into account is the history of the Mississippi Delta.

It is amazing no one has ever gotten it …

I will have more on this Wednesday morning.