The U.S. Army opens the Morganza Spillway to divert water from the swollen Mississippi. This...

|By:, SA News Editor

The U.S. Army opens the Morganza Spillway to divert water from the swollen Mississippi. This should protect New Orleans, Baton Rouge, a nuclear plant and eight refineries. However the flooding has affected transport, leading Exxon Mobil (XOM) to cut production at a 504K barrel-a-day refinery by 50K.