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Injunction Junction - Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

Injunction Junction – Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

Remember how they didn’t need no stinking permit and how Minnesota’s leadership just didn’t understand.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of November 30, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of November 30, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $4,021,225.11 from October 31, 2017 to November 30, 2017. Over 26.4 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $110.7 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee and private Oxbow Country Club, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

Fargo Dam and Diversion Is All About Duplicity

Fargo Dam and Diversion Is All About Duplicity

The Governors Task Force was intended to explore potential alternatives and compromise rather than Fargo’s attempt to re-litigate the project that received a Prelimary Injunction.

USACE Accidentally Admits They Deceived US Congress

USACE Accidentally Admits They Deceived US Congress

Generally speaking, the FMDA (Fargo Moorhead Diversion Authority) is trying the cheat landowners with low buyout/acquisition offers and threaten eminent domain if the landowner doesn’t accept…, and they are colluding with the USACE to achieve that end.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of October 31, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of October 31, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $1,085,305.57 from September 30, 2017 to October 31, 2017. Over 26.1 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $109.2 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee and private Oxbow Country Club, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

Facts are Important

Facts are Important

When the Vice Chair of the Diversion Authority, Del Rae Williams, Governor Burgum, sit around that table – they are doing so without conceding MN’s right permit this project.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of September 30, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of September 30, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $4,884,032.99 from August 31, 2017 to September 30, 2017. Over 25.8 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $108.7 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee and private Oxbow Country Club, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

Mike McFeely's Myopic Musings

Mike McFeely’s Myopic Musings

Then again…, this is the rantings and ravings of a mediocre talk show host pandering to a dwindling peanut gallery on parsed information provided to him by the very proponents being paid directly or indirectly to develop the project.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of August 31, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of August 31, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $7,508,613.98 from July 31, 2017 to August 31, 2017. Over 24 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $108 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee and private Oxbow Country Club, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

Part 5: Exposing Fargo Moorhead (FMDA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

Part 5: Exposing Fargo Moorhead (FMDA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

WRRDA 2014 was so stuffed full of pet projects that of the 514 votes cast between the house and senate, only 11 dissented. It’s not like the entire U.S. Congress took a hard look at the FMDA project and considered it worthy.

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