The US Army Corps of Engineers has scrapped plans to conduct a manmade flood on the Missouri River this month. Officials say upstream reservoirs are below the minimum levels before the plan that supposed to help the pallid sturgeon would be implemented. Senator Kit Bond implies the Corps does not seem to be so dedicated to saving the endangered fish when that same process might hurt some gamefish in the Dakotas. Corps officials say they still want to do a May spring rise if there’s enough water in those upstream reservoirs.
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