Army Corps considers $1.3B project to avert Red River flooding

03/22/2010 | MSNBC

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering building a 36-mile-long channel that would cost about $1.3 billion to mitigate the flood risk posed by the Red River in the Midwest every year. The federal government would pay $565 million of the construction cost, but officials in North Dakota and Minnesota are squabbling over how the rest of the cost would be divided between the two states.

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