h digitalfootprint web 728x90

Judge rules landowners should be paid for flood damage along Missouri River


Omaha World-Herald: A federal judge has ruled that the government must pay landowners along the lower Missouri River for flooding their property to protect endangered species. The final bill could reach into the hundreds of millions, according to a legal expert. A judge with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims found that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had caused an increase in flooding when it made changes to improve habitat along the river as part of its effort to comply with the Endangered Species Act.

Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

visionbank web 030123 300x250