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JOHN HOEVEN: A victory for the Missouri River basin

Published 05/20/2013, Grand Forks Herald

This week, we scored a major victory for the people who live and work throughout the Missouri River basin. The U.S. Senate passed the States’ Water Rights Act, legislation I introduced and attached to the Water Resources Development Act to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from charging a storage fee for water drawn from the Missouri River reservoirs.

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