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Rock Removal on MS River to Start Soon
Tue Dec 11, 2012 04:42 PM CST

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Work to explode barge-impeding rock pinnacles in the middle Mississippi River could begin as early as next week, about a month-and-a-half earlier than first projected. But concern remains that without additional water, barge traffic on the drought-riddled river is in jeopardy.

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and two river industry trade groups said Tuesday they were informed by the Army Corps of Engineers that blasting could start next week, although it wasn't clear what day it would start or how long the work would take. The corps didn't respond to several messages seeking comment.

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