Task Force Meets To Talk Red River Diversion ProjectA task force made up of representatives from Minnesota and North Dakota is meeting to talk about the stalled Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo-Moorhead area.
Red River Diversion Plan Moving Ahead, Despite Lack Of PermitThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's moving ahead with a planned flood diversion project to protect the Fargo-Moorhead area, even though Minnesota denied a key permit for the project.
DNR Denies Permit For Red River Diversion PlanThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has denied a permit for a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo area. The permit was considered to be the final hurdle for construction of the $2.1 billion project.
Red River Diversion Supporters, Opponents Disagree Over PermitsThe decision by a Minnesota watershed district to back out of an agreement for a Red River diversion project around the Fargo area has raised questions about permits for the planned $2.1 billion channel.
Red River Levee Is Needed Regardless Of Diversion, Attorneys SayThree federal appeals judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether construction of a levee related to a planned Red River diversion project should proceed.
Minnesota Inches Toward Final Diversion Plan ReviewMinnesota officials are inching toward completing a review of the Red River diversion project. The Department of Natural Resources released a draft Monday of its environmental impact study of the $2 billion flood control project.
ND Attorney Gen. Asks Judge To Reconsider Diversion Project OrderNorth Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has asked a federal judge to reconsider the order issued earlier this month halting construction of a Red River diversion project. Stenehjem says that differences between the states of Minnesota and North Dakota over the construction project should be settled between officials.
Minnesota Wants Say In Red River Diversion LawsuitThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to participate in a lawsuit challenging a Red River diversion project so it can be heard on arguments about state regulation. A group representing upstream townships and counties in North Dakota and Minnesota has filed a federal lawsuit that asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to come up with a cheaper project that doesn't flood farmland.