Waterways Council http://wkms.org en River Industry Leaders Urge Obama For Emergency Declaration http://wkms.org/post/river-industry-leaders-urge-obama-emergency-declaration <p></p><p><span style="font-size:11.5pt">River navigation leaders want the Obama administration to take emergency action to avoid a river commerce shutdown.</span> <span style="font-size:11.5pt">The Army Corps of Engineers is reducing flows on the Missouri River. That will drop Mississippi River levels by as much as four feet by Dec. 10.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:11.5pt">The Waterways Council CEO Mike Toohey says the basic inputs of everyday life will not arrive at their destination if commerce is interrupted between St. Louis and Cairo, Illinois.</span> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:25:03 +0000 Jacob McCleland 24990 at http://wkms.org River Industry Leaders Urge Obama For Emergency Declaration