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Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

The USACE (trouble-making playmates) has consistently agitated and mislead Fargo et al., into kicking sand in Minnesota’s face and wails when they are told “NO”.

Fargo Diversion Corruption

Fargo Diversion Corruption

There is no “federal project”. This is a local project encumbered by states rights issue, wherein, Fargo, ND wants to push its water problems onto Minnesota and MN said “NO”.

WDAY Meteorologist Alludes To Fargo’s Real Flood Problem

If the pro-diversion ilk truly believes that distributed retention doesn’t work, then remove all dams upstream of Fargo and increase the sizing of all culverts to prevent any water from being held back and let the water decide where it should be.

LTE: Diversion IS NOT the Right Way to Secure Area Flood Protection

LTE: Diversion IS NOT the Right Way to Secure Area Flood Protection

I cannot support a project which clearly violates state law. I will continue to be a voice for the farmers and residents of rural Minnesota and will not let the state of North Dakota run roughshod over our interests. We need a process that follows the law, treats people fairly and looks at all options to provide permanent flood protection to the area while protecting the livelihood and interests of upstream property owners.

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 3)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 3)

Oxbow’s Country Club elite were salivating over the high-end Robert Trent Jones plans and the FMDA was looking for a way to buy-off Oxbow and only had to dangle money.

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 2)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 2)

Why should Oxbow be considered a city when it appears they cannot even meet a minimum level of self sufficiency and the lines between the alleged city and Oxbow Country Club are conveniently blurred?

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 1)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 1)

To Jim Nyhof: You have made a direct threat to residents of Bakke (using 81 as the western edge) that is very disheartening.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 14th, 2016

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 14th, 2016

What’s appalling is the Diversion Authority demands North Dakota tax dollars but doesn’t want to follow the state’s laws.

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.

Hogs at the Trough, Part Deux

Hogs at the Trough, Part Deux

A quick FYI on P3: the up-front cost of P3 is $400 million as the federal share under P3 drops from $850 million to $450 million. So P3 has to generate savings of $400 million (yes, $400,000,000) before it can save you a dime.

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