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Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 4)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 4)

So what did the taxpayer get for their $78.5+ million spent thus far?

BREAKING: Judge Tunheim Decision 3-31-2016

BREAKING: Judge Tunheim Decision 3-31-2016

The Court’s order today is not the end of this case. The JPA’s Minnesota law claims are still pending against the Diversion Authority – those claims were not at issue in the motions decided in this order of the OHB ring levee remains in place. Those matters will await resolution on another day.

Moorhead Residents Concerned Over Fargo Development Project

Moorhead Residents Concerned Over Fargo Development Project

There has never been an official YES or NO vote on whether the proposed Fargo Dam and FM Diversion should be built and the Fargo Diversion Authority has spent over $191.3 million without valid consent of the public voter.

Jon Evert, Loyalty Is More Than Just Lip Service

Jon Evert, Loyalty Is More Than Just Lip Service

There is no doubt that Jon Evert is a kind and decent man. But he has voted to make unanimous the Clay County Commission’s support of Fargo’s Diversion Authority, and to fund their lawyers who are working to eliminate the protections of Minnesota law.

Darrell Vanyo letter to MN Gov Mark Dayton September 8th, 2014

Darrell Vanyo letter to MN Gov Mark Dayton September 8th, 2014

[wpdm_file id=20] 211 9th Street South, P.o . Box 2806, Fargo, ND 58108- 2806 Phone 701-241-5600 Fax 701-241-5728 September 8th, 2014 The Honorable Mark Dayton Governor Mark Dayton 116 Veterans Service Building 20 West 12th St. St. Paul, MN 55155 Dear Governor Dayton, Thank you for visiting our community, and for the opportunity to discuss […]

MN Gov Mark Dayton Response to Darrell Vanyo

MN Gov Mark Dayton Response to Darrell Vanyo

MN Governor Mark Dayton letter to Darrell Vanyo: “My goal is to ensure that all Minnesotans impacted have a full voice in the decision-making process.”

Darrell Vanyo letter to MN Gov Mark Dayton August 26th, 2014

Darrell Vanyo letter to MN Gov Mark Dayton August 26th, 2014

Darrell Vanyo letter contradicts actions stating: “Diversion Authority’s obligation to its constituents across multiple jurisdictions, as well as its sincere interest in avoiding any further conflict with the MDNR review process.”

MN Gov Mark Dayton Expresses Strong Concerns About Fargo Diversion Authority Project

MN Gov Mark Dayton Expresses Strong Concerns About Fargo Diversion Authority Project

The Diversion Authority began construction of the Oxbow-Hickson-Bakke ring levee (Ring Levee) in North Dakota this past June. Given that land’s elevation, it is highly unlikely that this levee has independent utility separate from construction of the overall Project. Thus, construction of the Ring Levee, prior to completion of Minnesota’s EIS, violates our state’s law. Given the express commitments made by the Corps to Minnesota during the federal environmental review process and in the Chiefs Report, it is unacceptable that federal funding should be appropriated for the Fargo-Moorhead Project, or that construction should be allowed to begin prior to completion of Minnesota’s environmental review.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 21st, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 21st, 2014

Fargo Diversion Authority has tried desperately to work its magic and convince lawmakers that a multi-billion dollar development subsidy is a flood protection plan. Fargo’s Diversion Authority leaders have nothing up their sleeves and produce only opposition with their inept and arrogant sleight of hand.

Fargo Flood Fraud

Fargo Flood Fraud

Fargo Diversion Authority officials claim they need a $2 billion dollar dam and diversion to avoid the high cost of flood fighting. Fargo, ND total flood fighting costs 1994-2013 are around $36.9 with $14.1 million in federal reimbursement for a net loss around $22 million.

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