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Internal U. S. Waterways Tonnage
Six Month Comparison: 1998* vs 1997

  Percent
Change
National Lakewise Totals 2.9
National Internal Totals:  
   All Commodities 1.7
   Food and Farm -3.2
   Coal -2.1
   Chemicals 5.3
   Petroleum -0.3
   Metal 13.0
   Other 6.5
 
Waterways  
   Alabama-Coosa River -8.4
   Allegheny River -5.1
   Apalachicola River 5.6
   Atchafalya River (Upper) 13.0
   Atlantic Intracoastal -5.0
   Big Sandy River 7.8
   Black Warrior River 0.4
   Columbia River** -4.1
   Cumberland River 12.2
   Green and Barren Rivers 8.6
   Gulf Intracoastal** 0.1
   Illinois Waterway -4.9
   Kanawha River -3.8
   McClellan-Kerr Wtwy 23.0
   Mississippi River** 1.3
   Monongahela River 3.1
   Ohio River 3.1
   Snake River -5.1
   Tennessee River -0.5
   Tennessee Tombigbee 3.7

*Estimated Sept 4, 1998
**Includes domestic coastwise tonnage.
Internal: Moved solely within the boundaries of the U. S.
"Other" is non-metals plus wood products, cement, lime and sea shells.


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