Less than 24 hours after the Corps of Engineers blew up Birds Point Levee farmers claim the government violated their rights.
Missouri loses last appeal; Corps of Engineers could blow Bird’s Point Levee as soon as Monday afternoon.
Court hearing set for 1:30 p.m. as Corps delivers explosives to Bird’s Point Levee.
Court hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m.
“Governor Nixon, back off. I mean, don’t choose farmland over lives.”
Senator says Corps must weigh known destruction from destroyed levee vs. potential flood damage.
A full-scale levee breach could force the evacuation of some 6,000 homes around Poplar Bluff.
Missouri State Water Patrol took part in dozens of water rescues as waters rose.
A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for people along a stretch of the Black River in Butler County.