Army Corps of Engineers http://tspr.org en Three Mississippi River Locks Closed http://tspr.org/post/three-mississippi-river-locks-closed <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three locks on the Mississippi River due to rising water levels.<br> Thu, 30 May 2013 22:28:59 +0000 Jason Parrott 34736 at http://tspr.org Three Mississippi River Locks Closed Bill to Help Mississippi River Adapt to Drought http://tspr.org/post/bill-help-mississippi-river-adapt-drought <p>US Senator Dick Durbin of&nbsp; Illinois recently introduced a bill to help the nation prepare to deal with the effects of future droughts on the Mississippi river. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:48:03 +0000 Scott Stuntz 30741 at http://tspr.org Bill to Help Mississippi River Adapt to Drought Falling Water in the Mississippi Could be Helped by the Missouri http://tspr.org/post/falling-water-mississippi-could-be-helped-missouri <p>The lower Mississippi River may soon experience record low levels last seen in the 1930’s.&nbsp; That’s according to the Army Corps of Engineers, who are responsible for the Lock and Damn system which keeps the upper Mississippi navigable despite the drought.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:09:33 +0000 Scott Stuntz 25255 at http://tspr.org Falling Water in the Mississippi Could be Helped by the Missouri