PBS NewsHour

Drought disrupts Miss. River shipping and agriculture

Clip: 11/17/2022 | 7m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Up and down the Mississippi River basin, below-average rainfall has constricted one of the country’s major economic thoroughfares. Some areas along the river are reporting their lowest water levels in decades and it could affect consumers across the country. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 11/17/22

Rating: NR

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