Jacob McCleland http://tspr.org en Chinese Market Could Help Rid Midwest Rivers of Asian Carp http://tspr.org/post/chinese-market-could-help-rid-midwest-rivers-asian-carp <p>Water experts worried about Asian carp may have new hope. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:02:59 +0000 Jacob McCleland 51765 at http://tspr.org Chinese Market Could Help Rid Midwest Rivers of Asian Carp Army Corps' Options Dwindle Along With Mississippi River http://tspr.org/post/army-corps-options-dwindle-along-mississippi-river Every day this month, the Army Corps of Engineers is working hard to deepen the Mississippi River's shipping channel in an effort to keep navigation open between St. Louis and Cairo, Ill.<p>Water levels are forecast to remain high enough through January to float loaded barges, but some say the only way to keep the river open next month will be to release water from the Missouri River.<p>On a recent afternoon, Maj. Gen. John Peabody zoomed across the Mississippi River on a survey boat near the tiny southern Illinois town of Thebes. Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:54:00 +0000 Jacob McCleland 27183 at http://tspr.org Army Corps' Options Dwindle Along With Mississippi River