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8 25, no year given

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This report by United States Representative Usher L. Burdick dated August 25, entitled “Congress Asked to Investigate Army at Garrison,” states that Burdick has introduced a resolution in the United States House of Representatives calling for the investigation of land requisitioning for the Garrison Dam Project. The report states the Army Corp of Engineers are engaged in proceedings “far in excess of that required for storage of the 17 million acre-feet and in excess of that 1,830 foot pool level operation agreed to,” which, according to Burding, violates Public Law 534 and Senate Document 247. The letter states that Burdick believes the higher pool level would destroy agricultural land, flood irrigation projects, destroy part of the Great Northern railroad bed, and flood part of Williston, North Dakota. The report does include the year in which it was created.

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, inundate, inundation, flooding, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, United States Army Corp of Engineers

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Corp of Engineers

People Referenced

Usher Burdick

Report by Representative Burdick Regarding an Investigation of Garrison Dam Project, August 25

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