NEWS
Corps Says No to More River Flow
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Fri Dec 7, 2012 04:11 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to increase water releases from Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River to support barge traffic on the Mississippi River, the Associated Press reported on Friday afternoon. But those asking for more water show few signs of throwing in the towel.

Army Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy said in a letter obtained by the AP on Thursday that it wasn't necessary to boost water flows since an updated National Weather Service forecast showed the Mississippi River water level wasn't falling as rapidly as expected. The corps also has expedited plans ...

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