Mississippi River Commission Schedules Meeting For Friday

Thursday, August 22, 2002
Members of the Mississippi River Commission will conduct their annual low water public meeting in Houma on Friday, August 23, aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi starting at 9:30 a.m., at the Cenac Towing Company Dock, at mile 53 on the Houma Navigation Canal. This will be the last of seven public meetings aboard the M/V Mississippi in communities along the Mississippi River. The low water inspection trip began August 11 in St. Paul, Minn. Local citizens are given the opportunity to meet and directly address their views to members of the Commission. The inspection in Louisiana begins Thursday, August 22, with passage through Old River Lock to reach the Atchafalaya River. The vessel docks at Krotz Springs and Morgan City before arriving in Houma via the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

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