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Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi

posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi
The Mississippi River Basin is the world’s 4th largest watershed and agriculture in the basin has always been a major player in the U.S. economy. Farmers in the basin produce 92 percent of America’s agricultural exports and 78 percent of the... Full Story

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi

posted on January 11, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi
Two members of Illinois’ Congressional delegation returned to the “Land of Lincoln” this week hoping to improve navigation on the drought-stricken Mississippi River. Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Bill Enyart met with officials from... Full Story

Corps plans Missouri River reduction

posted on November 19, 2012 at 10:36 AM

The Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with plans to reduce flow from an upper Missouri River reservoir despite concerns that it will worsen low-water problems on the Mississippi River. Full Story

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions

posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions
One year ago, Missouri River flood waters were rushing through North and South Dakota with downstream states in their sights. Full Story

Waters recede, cost estimates rise

posted on October 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Waters recede, cost estimates rise
Last summer, waters from the swollen Missouri River flooded thousands of acres of farmland, forced residents from their homes and rerouted trains and motorists in the Midwest. Full Story

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