Mermentau Basin http://wwno.org en Staffing Could be Cut at Calcasieu Lock http://wwno.org/post/staffing-could-be-cut-calcasieu-lock <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The staff at the Calcasieu Lock could be cut by half within the next 18 months because less federal money could be allocated to its operation and maintenance, the Army Corps of Engineers says.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Lockmaster Kevin Galley told a ports group meeting this past week that traffic will experience slowdowns in going through the lock.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 27004 at http://wwno.org