Commodity Flow on the Western Rivers

The United States' Western Rivers system is the conduit through which foreign and domestic commodities totaling millions of tons enter, transit, and depart the country. Commodity transportation and value to the economy of the United States are examined. Case studies on the economic impacts of the Port of St. Louis and the Port of Pittsburgh are given. An insert describes the domino effect on goods movement that a significant disruption to the Western Rivers system has.


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  • Accession Number: 01104093
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 2008 10:38AM