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Cash Aaland: Diversion Fight Costs Exceed Flood Fighting Costs

Cash Aaland: Diversion Fight Costs Exceed Flood Fighting Costs

The Diversion Authority made news recently by hiring New York lawyers who charge $1,000.00 an hour. Spending money on lawyers is nothing new for the FM Diversion Authority. To date this committee has paid out more than $4,700,000.00 to lawyers. Marcus Larson, a vocal opponent of Fargo’s dam project, has been tracking Diversion Authority spending and

Aaland Column: Diversion Alternative Puts Flood Protection Above Special Interests

Two weeks ago the Mndak Upstream Coalition detailed an alternative to Fargo’s diversion plan that would put Fargo first and deliver the same level of protection for the FM Metro without impacting upstream communities.  If the southern inlet to the FM Diversion is moved three miles north, all impacts to Richland and Wilkin Counties would

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