COMMERCIAL NAVIGATION ON THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI: ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHOICES

Policy choices facing Minnesota and the Upper Midwest regarding low cost water transportation and environmental values are reviewed. Development of the Upper Mississippi River for commercial navigation is briefly reviewed from an historical viewpoint. The economic role of the waterway is examined. The two court battles over operation, maintenance, and replacement of navigation development are placed in the context of policy choices facing Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Minnesota, St Paul

    Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    St Paul, MN  USA  55108

    Office of Water Research and Technology

    C Street between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20242
  • Authors:
    • Christianson, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090678
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM