July 3, 2011

As Missouri floods, anger spills over at Army Corps

Eight years out of a decade, 1,440-foot-wide floodgates of Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota spill not so much as a bucket of the brown water into the Missouri River. Now, with the Missouri flooding at record levels over the past two months, enough is barreling out of Lewis and Clark Lake to cover a football field three-and-a-half feet deep every second.

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