Mississippi Barge Traffic Threatened by Low Water

Mississippi Barge Traffic Threatened by Low Water Play

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Barges carrying soybeans, grain, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River are reducing their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. By the end of this month, rock structures in the river near southern Illinois threaten to curtail traffic, according to the National Weather Service. (Source: Bloomberg)

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