River’s low flow raising worries

Shippers press U.S. for help

Posted: December 1, 2012 at 2:21 a.m.

Barge traffic on the Mississippi River will be stalled even if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decides next week to release more water from a major tributary, according to shippers who are already reducing loads on the drought-shrunken waterway.

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Business, Pages 29 on 12/01/2012


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