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Corps Hears Missouri Flood Concerns, Neutralizes Spring Rise

Corps Hears Missouri Flood Concerns, Neutralizes Spring Rise

OMAHA, Nebraska, March 27, 2008 (ENS) – The Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will adjust releases from five tributary dams in Missouri and Kansas to eliminate the spring pulse, also called the spring rise – the release of millions of gallons of water on the Missouri River below Kansas City. The 48…

Courts Back Release of Water Into Flooded Missouri

Courts Back Release of Water Into Flooded Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 26, 2008 (ENS) – Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon did not succeed in his effort to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from releasing millions of gallons of water from a South Dakota dam on the Missouri River in a man-made “spring rise.” The Corps plans to raise water levels…

Senate Committee Approves Platte River Recovery Program

Senate Committee Approves Platte River Recovery Program

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has unanimously approved legislation to implement the federal share of the Platte River recovery implementation plan. More than 10 years in negotiation, the measure has already been approved by the House of Representatives. In late 2006 the governors of Nebraska, Colorado,…