Mississippi Water Crisis Can Be Averted, Corps Says

Expedited dredging, blasting and other steps – combined with more favorable rain forecasts – now appear likely to allow the Army Corps of Engineers to maintain barge traffic on the Mississippi without extra water from the Missouri River. That could avert a confrontation among states along the river. Read Rob Koenig’s report for the St. Louis Beacon.

Read the report from the Associated Press and Adam Allington for St. Louis Public Radio.

 

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