Waterways Council http://wvxu.org en Local impact of low Mississippi River levels http://wvxu.org/post/local-impact-low-mississippi-river-levels <p>Drought conditions in the upper Midwest are causing major concerns for companies that ship goods and materials on the Mississippi River.</p><p>Local carriers are keeping an eye on how low water levels between Saint Louis and Cairo, Illinois (where the Ohio and Mississippi meet) could affect their supply routes.</p><p>Mike Toohey is president of the <a href="http://www.waterwayscouncil.org/wci.htm" target="_blank">Waterways Council</a>, a carrier trade and policy organization.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 09:06:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7721 at http://wvxu.org Local impact of low Mississippi River levels