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Stubborn U.S. drought could be costlier than hurricane Sandy

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, December 8, 2012 9:50 EDT
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Stubborn US drought could be costlier than hurricane Sandy

Less than 18 months after the US Army Corps of Engineers blasted gaps in a levee on the Mississippi River to cope with a record flood, it’s getting ready to detonate explosives for the opposite reason – to clear rock outcroppings on the bottom of the drought-depleted waterway so cargo can keep moving…


 
 
 
 
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