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.

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Some people upstream of the north-flowing river worry that the diversion is overpriced, will damage farmland and will worsen flooding in their areas.

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The corps study takes into account changes to the project to help protect some of those communities.

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