Low Mississippi’s Ripple Effect Threatening 20,000 Jobs in U.S.

Low Mississippi’s Ripple Effect Threatening 20,000 Jobs in U.S.

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Potash is unloaded from a river barge at Growmark Inc.'s Bussen Terminal along the Mississippi River in St. Louis. The rush is on to keep customers supplied, workers employed and commerce alive in communities that rely on the nation’s busiest waterway.