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Dredgers Keep Mississippi Navigation Channel Open (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to main...

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USA: Port of New Orleans Unaffected by Low Mississippi River

Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within t...

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Officials Discuss Mississippi River Navigation (USA)

As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (...

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Army Corps Keeps Mississippi River Open (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foo...

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USA: Economic Impacts Revised for Potential Mississippi River Closure

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data ...

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USA: Environmental Management Program for Mississippi River Introduced

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) fo...

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USA: Army Corps Unveils Plan for Upper Mississippi River Pool 4

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be issuing a solicitation in 2013 for remo...

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Corps Releasing Water from Carlyle Lake to Secure Mississippi River Traffic (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake yest...

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USA: Rock Removal Work Underway on Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rock removal work is underway on the Mississippi River near Thebes,...

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Alton Hosts Meeting on Mississippi River Low Water Situation (USA)

Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieuten...

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USA: Clock Continues to Tick on Effective Shutdown of Mississippi River

In response to the December 6 letter from Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Dar...

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USA: Government Seeks Contractor for Ohio and Mississippi River Dredging

The Government is seeking qualified, experienced sources capable of performing construction services...

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USA: Low Mississippi River Levels Cause Major Concerns

Governor Pat Quinn and other Illinois officials are very concerned about the current condition of th...

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USA: Jobs and Wages at Risk in Mississippi River States

The American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc. continue to warn Congress and the Admin...

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  • Business & Finance
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Mississippi River Barge Operators: Economy at Risk (USA)

The American Waterways Operators, National Waterways Conference, Waterways Council, Inc., and 15 oth...

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  • Business & Finance
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USA: West Memphis to Host Meeting on Mississippi River Dredging

Securing government funding to dredge the Mississippi River next year is to be the topic of a Dec. 1...

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USA: Officials Hold Conference on Mississippi River Navigation Concerns

Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of E...

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USA: Congressman Urges Corps to Keep Mississippi River Open

Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. M.D. (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after j...

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AWO: Barge Transportation Could Stop on Mississippi River (USA)

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc. (WCI), are calling upon Congress a...

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USA: Army Corps Resumes Mississippi River Dredging

The dredging project on the navigation channel below Lock and Dam 15 on the Mississippi River is und...

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USA: Army Corps Continues Mississippi River Dredging

Due to the continued extreme low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg Dist...

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USA: Mississippi River Closed Again

On Saturday evening, another barge grounding occurred near Greenville, Mississippi. According to Arm...

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Mississippi River Partially Reopened (USA)

According to timesunion.com, authorities reopened the Mississippi River to some boat traffic yesterd...

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Fight for Mississippi River Underway (USA)

After the U.S. Coast Guard closed an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River for dredging, hundreds...

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Mississippi River Low Levels Cause Major Concern (USA)

Members of the Mississippi River Commission met yesterday to discuss the results of their low water ...

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