Flood Fears Downstream Hinder Plans to Divert Red River of the North

New York Times: The rush to subdue the intemperate Red River of the North is being second-guessed, despite years of biblical flooding and the best efforts of North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan (D). The Red River's waters have swelled past flood stage for 18 consecutive years, including a record-breaker and near-record-breaker in 2009 and 2010, respectively, that submerged whole sections of Fargo, N.D., and Moorhead, Minn., twin cities the shallow river bisects like a scratch in a ......

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