VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Coast Guard said Tuesday that about 7,000 gallons of crude oil were unaccounted for aboard a leaking barge that had rammed a railroad bridge near Vicksburg on the Mississippi River, which remained closed for a third day as crews slowly pumped out oil.
ST. LOUIS — The Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with plans to reduce the flow from an upper Missouri River reservoir despite concerns that it will worsen low-water problems on the Mississippi River, officials told The Associated Press Tuesday.
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