American Waterways Operators http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Drought Concerns Remain For Barge Industry http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/drought-concerns-remain-barge-industry <p>The barge industry again raised concerns Wednesday about the impact low water levels on the Mississippi River will have on shipping.</p><p>According to a new report from <a href="http://www.americanwaterways.com/">American Waterways Operators,</a> low water could affect more than 8,000 jobs along the river. The group's spokeswoman, Ann McCulloch, says the situation isn't expected to improve any time soon.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:15:59 +0000 Tim Lloyd 7969 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Drought Concerns Remain For Barge Industry