Corps: Low Mississippi causes harbor ...

Corps: Low Mississippi causes harbor closures

There are 2 comments on the KSLA-TV Shreveport story from Aug 21, 2012, titled Corps: Low Mississippi causes harbor closures. In it, KSLA-TV Shreveport reports that:

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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