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US Army Corps of Engineers Works to Avert Crisis on Mississippi Riveri
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Kane Farabaugh
December 20, 2012 2:50 AM
Since July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been working around the clock to keep the Mississippi River open to barge traffic crucial to the U.S. economy. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from St. Louis, Missouri, the Corps is racing against time -- digging out shallow spots as the Mississippi River recedes toward historically low levels.

US Army Corps of Engineers Works to Avert Crisis on Mississippi River

Kane Farabaugh

Published December 19, 2012

Since July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been working around the clock to keep the Mississippi River open to barge traffic crucial to the U.S. economy. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from St. Louis, Missouri, the Corps is racing against time -- digging out shallow spots as the Mississippi River recedes toward historically low levels.