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Shipping on Great Lakes impacted by drought, low water levels, dredging backlog

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The record drought is hurting more than crops. It's also projected to make water levels in Lake Superior soon reach an all-time low. How is this affecting the economies of the cities and people who depend on the shipping industry?

Duluth Seaway Port Authority Executive Director Adolph Ojard is interviewed my MPR's The Daily Circuit host Phil Picardi about record low water levels on Lake Superior and the impact that is having on cargo movements on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system.

Drought could drop Lake Superior to record low levels

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