FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says a study has concluded that a planned diversion of the Red River around Fargo-Moorhead will not have any significant impacts on the environment.
The nearly $2 billion flood protection project has been authorized by the U.S. Senate but not by the House. No money has been approved for construction.READ MORE: Man Shot In Neck During Shootout In St. Paul, Police Say
Some people upstream of the north-flowing river worry that the diversion is overpriced, will damage farmland and will worsen flooding in their areas.READ MORE: Alexis Saborit Now Charged With 1st-Degree Murder In Girlfriend's Beheading
The corps study takes into account changes to the project to help protect some of those communities.MORE NEWS: 3 Shootings In Minneapolis Leave 6 Injured, 2 Critically
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