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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 16th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 16th, 2014

Dennis Walaker: “It would be unfortunate if Metro Flood Project sponsors were asked to mitigate against the impacts caused by staged water at project sponsors’ expense.”

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 9th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 9th, 2014

How much water does it take to drown a rat? I suppose it depends on whether the rat can swim, but let’s pretend it can’t. Is the rat any more dead if it’s under an inch of water or three feet of water?

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Forum “Objectivity” Offers Little Ethical Merit

I wonder if Fargo taxpayers would have voted differently if they knew tens of millions of their sales tax dollars was going for an unnecessary ring dike and to subsidize a private country club instead of funding their own much needed internal flood protection?

USACE Releases Oxbow Hickson Bakke (OHB) Levee Wind Wave Analysis Report

USACE Releases Oxbow Hickson Bakke (OHB) Levee Wind Wave Analysis Report

Residents of the communities of Bakke, Hickson and Oxbow, North Dakota could face several weeks of adverse conditions surrounded by a man-made lake which could exceed 50 square miles in size.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 2nd, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 2nd, 2014

Above all, we resolve to never give up. The strength we have as an organization comes from our people’s ability to stand together, to raise the money needed to finance legal and political action, and to never lose sight of positive flood solutions for everyone.

“We will get back to you?”

The rules of the meeting were plainly spelled out. We were not to debate the diversion, just seek out information. The request by the DA to meet with them implies a knowledge of impacts that need to be addressed. Possible impacts for this home and other properties in the area outside of the staging/storage area (the Red Box) are acknowledged, but no compensation is provided.

Right is Right and Wrong is Wrong

Right is Right and Wrong is Wrong

Is the USACE an Accomplice in Fargo ND Land Grab? There are approximately 20,000 acres of land within Tiers 1 and 2 of Fargo’s development plan. Of this land, approximately 14,000 acres is within the present 100-year floodplain. Against FEMA warnings of flood plain encroachment, Fargo and Cass County ND continue their land grab in violation of ND Law and Executive Order 11988.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 26th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 26th, 2013

The red box is supposed to indicate less than one-foot of new water from the dam that is part of the planned diversion. FEMA will draw new floodplain maps once the diversion is built, that will prohibit new construction in areas that get flooded as a result of Fargo’s plan.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 19th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 19th, 2013

We received an email on June 25 saying they had not forgotten us – they would get back to us on our questions. We have yet to hear a word. We have met many residents who were given the same promise of “We will get back to you.” None of us have heard a word.

Is It Time to RECALL Fargo and Cass County Officials?

Is It Time to RECALL Fargo and Cass County Officials?

Is it time to start recalling every city, county, state and congressional official that claimed 2009 was only a 50 year flood event? Is it time to start recalling every city, county, state and congressional official that endorses augmented studies that are solely designed to support Fargo’s future development?