Missouri River Management

SD Focus - 04/24/2003

Host Richard Muller moderates this two-hour special. The discussion focused on the controversy surrounding the management of the Missouri River and the states along the river. Upstream states are concerned with low water levels and the threat it has to species and the tourism industry. They would like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to keep water in reservoirs upstream. Downstream states would like water released to protect barge traffic, plus their concerns with species, tourism and the way of life among their citizens.


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