Resources and Web sites to learn more about the Mississippi River.
Join an online discussionabout issues affecting the future of the Mississippi.
News Editor: Bob Collins
Art: Ahree Lee
Sr. VP News: Bill Buzenberg
| The U.S. Congress is about to decide whether to fund a massive expansion
of the locks-and-dam system on the Mississippi River. For years, the debate
has fueled the division between the river's navigation interests and environmentalists.
Lately, however, the two factions have sought common ground; recognizing
that the survival of the Mississippi River is critical to their interests.
In this Minnesota Public Radio project, learn more about the river and the people who work and live on it.
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