The salt comes by barge down the Calumet River. This year, the O’Brien Locks that open to Lake Calumet are closed for repairs from now until mid-December and then again from mid-January until March. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
A cargo plane that had been pledged by an unnamed philanthropist to take the goods to the Philippines has not yet materialized. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.