‘Perfect Storm’ Along Missouri River Puts Army Corps Policies in Cross Hairs

GreenWire: As the engorged Missouri River swamps towns and threatens to burst a backup levee in Hamburg, Mo., lawmakers are calling for a review of the Army Corps of Engineers' flood-control plans. With record snowmelt and rainfall threatening to create the second major U.S. flood disaster in as many months, the Army Corps is scrambling to drain six massive reservoirs in Montana and the Dakotas. The corps is releasing water more than twice as fast as has ever been attempted since the reservoirs were built......

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