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A regional freight barge manufacturer has gained an Environmental Protection Agency award for efforts to reduce greenhouse gases emitted from its fleet.  

Ingram Barge Company received the EPA’s SmartWay Excellence Award for its commitment to CO2 emission reduction, making it the first barge company to do so.  

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A Nashville-based cargo shipping company has announced production of a new fleet of barges next year. 

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Lawmakers from several Mississippi River states are meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers today to address the waterway's critically low levels between St. Louis and Cairo .