Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Grounded Barge Closes Stretch of Mississippi River Near Memphis

(Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard reopened a stretch of the lower Mississippi River on Tuesday after refloating a barge tow that had run aground south of Memphis, a sign that the low-water issues that...

December 4, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012
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Too Little, Too Late for Mississippi River Shippers

(Bloomberg) — Barge traffic on the Mississippi River will be stalled even if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decides next week to release more water from a major tributary,...

November 30, 2012
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Lawmakers Want Federal Emergency Declared Along Mississippi River

(Bloomberg) — Shippers and lawmakers are pressuring President Barack Obama to declare a federal emergency along the Mississippi River, citing potential “catastrophic consequences” in the Midwest if barge traffic is curtailed by low water...

November 28, 2012
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
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Mississippi Section Shut (Again) After Grounding

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Coast Guard closed traffic on a section of the Mississippi River early today after a barge grounded because of shallow water. The river was closed on...

August 22, 2012
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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Mississippi River Closure: USCG “Looking to Start Northbound Traffic Today” [UPDATE]

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Coast Guard expects to open to traffic a section of the Mississippi River near Greenville, Mississippi, that was shut because of shallow water. The Coast Guard...

August 21, 2012
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