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Sediment Fight Not Settling
Tue Jun 26, 2012 02:27 PM CDT

ARROW ROCK, Mo. (DTN) -- A bitter battle continues in the floodplains of the Missouri River this year.

After a packed, contentious public hearing earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invited reporters for a tour last week through the Big Muddy Wildlife Refuge to make its case that dumping sediment from its habitat restoration projects back into the river offers the best balancing act between the river's economic importance and ecological health.

The Missouri River has long been a focal point in the larger cultural war between the agricultural community and ...

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