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Ag Exports Face A nother Obstacle

by John Stoesser on Sep 1, 2021

Hurricane Ida's legacy is not a very good one;  that's not to say there wasn't a bit of a silver lining.  The good news:  For the most part, the extensive improvements and rebuild of hurricane mitigation and water control systems devastated in Hurricane Katrina held up quite well.  The bad:  In spite of this, extensive damage has been done to the facilities through which so much of the American grain bounty flows to export markets.  The article below outlines the difficulties being faced, from lost barges to lack of electrical power in the wake of Ida.

Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

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