Corps: Low Mississippi causes harbor closures
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say low water levels that are restricting shipping traffic, forcing harbor closures and causing towboats and barges to run aground on the Mississippi River are expected to continue into October.
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“Kiss Me You Fool!”
Since: Jan 08
Atlanta via Brooklyn NY
#1 Aug 21, 2012
Expect higher prices on goods if the Mississippi is unusable for barges and shipping.
Since: Mar 09
The Left Coast
#4 Aug 22, 2012
Expect the Corps to ask for more money, more people, higher pay and then they can look at fixing the drought.
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