Fifty Years In, Oklahoma-Based River Corridor Faces Millions In Backlogged Repairs

TULSA, Okla. — When countries like China buy soybeans and grain, that journey might start in a port in the land-locked state of Oklahoma.  Farmers in states like Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Colorado rely on a 445-mile water highway called the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System to ship their crops like soybeans and grain across the […]

Barge Industry May Be A Mixed Bag For The Green Energy Movement

ALTON — The Biden administration is fighting climate change in part by pushing for cars and trucks to be more fuel efficient and reduce emissions, but so far, that talk hasn’t landed in another mode of transportation: barges. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcur2/audio/2021/04/BARGE-WEB.mp3 Listen to this story here. In light of more pressure to advance the cause of green […]