Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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A floating buoy marks the edge of the shipping channel on the... News PhotoAgriculture,At The Edge Of,Buoy,Business,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mississippi River,North America,River,Ship,St. Louis,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA floating buoy marks the edge of the shipping channel on the Mississippi River south of St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Barges carrying grain, soybeans, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River have started to reduce their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images