U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Barge Companies Plead for Help On Mississippi

Crounse Corp., Marquette Transportation Co., AEP River Operations, James Marine and Ingram Barge Co., made the appeal in a Dec. 20 letter.


KMOX/Brad Choat

Army Corps Leader Says No To River Request

Request denied for more water to be let into Mississippi River from Missouri River.


Mississippi River, KMOX/Brad Choat

Mississippi River Dropping Slower Than Expected

Months of drought have left the Mississippi near historic low levels, a problem worsened last month when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the outflow from an upper Missouri River dam.


Shippers along the Mississippi River fear the worst as the river levels continue dropping amid the 2012 drought. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Missouri River Reservoir Flow Restricted

Shippers are worried about the effect on already low Mississippi River.



Fish Protection Move May Risk Missouri Economic Growth

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will present plans at a meeting Tuesday in Perryville to have the Grotto sculpin added to the endangered list.


Missouri River

Study Focuses on Missouri River Vulnerabilities

Study says the agency did what it could to manage the historic 2011 flooding on the Missouri River, but that more repairs, research and monitoring are needed.


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Running Out of Time on Asian Carp

Corps of Engineers to release solutions to Asian carp problem. .


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Corps of Engineers Extends Comment Period on Jameson Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period on a project intended to improve Missouri River wildlife habitat at a site in mid-Missouri.


Missouri River Flooding 5, Getty Images, photo by Jamie Squire

Corps to Release Second Flood Report

A report from outside experts released in December said the corps did the best it could to deal with last year’s record flooding.


Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Work Continues on Birds Point Levee

The corps halted its floodway repairs in December after spending $20 million to shore up the levee to 55 feet of flood protection at each of the blasting spots.




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