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Voicing concerns

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mississippi Valley Division and president-designee of the Mississippi River Commission, presented information on river projects and programs during the MRC's annual low-water inspection trip Monday in Cape Girardeau.
(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
MRC hears from local officials

scottw@standard-democrat.com

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- When it comes to the Mississippi River, the top concerns for local officials this year are flood control and harbor maintenance.

Concerns about these issues were presented to Mississippi River Commission and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials Monday during a public meeting held aboard the MRC's motor vessel "Mississippi" as part of the MRC's annual low-water inspection trip down the Mississippi River.

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