Shipping suffers because of lower Great Lakes water levels

Jun 11, 2013
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Spring rains have helped but Lakes Michigan and Huron remain below average levels

Source: Nytimes

Aboard the Dorothy Ann, in Lake Erie near Fairport Harbor, Ohio - As Capt. Jeremy R. Mock steered this 711-foot combination of tug and barge toward a harbor berth, a screen of red numbers indicated the decreasing depth of water under the vessel: 6 feet, 3.6 feet, 2 feet.

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