A state appeals court has upheld the efforts of St. Peters, Mo. to use tax increment financing to build a levee structure along Highway 370 to open the area to re-development.
Updated Tuesday, Aug. 21, to add comments from South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley. Originally posted Aug. 20.
What does an oil and gas boom in North Dakota have to do with Missouri River reservoirs?
Hydrofracturing – the process that gets new wells up and running – takes lots of water.
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were in Alton Friday as part of their annual low-water inspection.
The Corps has stepped up emergency scouring and dredging operations in response to the unprecedented low water levels in the Mississippi River Basin.
Marty Hettle works for the barge operator, AEP. He says the river forecast is not expected to trend upward any time soon.
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