Minot Extension, Garrison Diversion Unit, Missouri River Basin Project, North Dakota. Communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior Transmitting a Report on the Minot Extension, Garrison Diversion Unit, Missouri River Basin Project, North Dakota, Pursuant to the Provisions Section 9(a) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939
James R. Smith
US Department of the Interior
91st Congress, 2d Session
This communication, dated June 8, 1970, from the United States (US) Assistant Secretary of the Interior provides details on the proposed Garrison Diversion Unit extension in Minot, North Dakota (ND). The proposed Minot Extension would provide municipal and industrial water supply to the city of Minot, ND which, at the time of the report, did not have adequate supply to meet its long-term needs. The extension would also provide enhancement for outdoor recreational uses. This communication indicates that a report on the Minot Extension was sent to the president and to all impacted US states for review. The communication contains copies of the comments received regarding the proposed extension, including correspondences from the US Bureau of the Budget which offered no opposition to the proposal. A copy of the proposed plan is included in this communication. This communication does not mention the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation or any tribes inhabiting the region. This document includes maps, illustrations, and tables.
Minot North Dakota, Garrison Dam, Garrison Diversion Unit, Minot Extension, water, irrigation
US Bureau of the Budget, US Department of the Interior, US Bureau of Reclamation
James R. Smith, Ellis L. Armstrong, H.E. Aldrich, G.G. Stamm
Government Printing Office
American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History
US Congress, House. Minot Extension, Garrison Diversion Unit, Missouri River Basin Project, North Dakota. Communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior Transmitting a Report on the Minot Extension, Garrison Diversion Unit, Missouri River Basin Project, North Dakota, Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 9(a) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. 91st Cong., 2d sess., H. Doc. 347. June 8, 1970. https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/59/.
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