said by Riplin:Is this through the same gateway that is also the last line of defence keeping asian carp out of the great lakes? If so there are two reasons to close it now.
Pretty sure the US is draining huge amounts of water out of michigan near chicago aquaduct to keep the Mississipi's water levels up for ship traffic. The mississipi is also at an all time low and they need it to keep commerce moving or things will get very expensive. There should be an investigation into this.