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Environment
2:28 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Corps of Engineers plan to reduce Mississippi water flow worries barge industry

Credit Rose Krzton-Presson

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to limit Missouri River's flow into the Mississippi has representatives of the barge industry worried. The Corps plans to cut the amount of water discharged at Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota by 30 percent because of concerns of another drought in the Midwest next summer.

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