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Corps’ outflow decision to stand

No extra water for Mississippi

Posted: December 8, 2012 at 3:10 a.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has rejected requests by federal lawmakers and the barge industry to release more water from the Missouri River, believing the drought-starved Mississippi River will remain open to shipping despite mounting concerns.

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Business, Pages 29 on 12/08/2012

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