Asking the Army Corps of Engineers to react more quickly to changing climate trends was one of the goals of a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing at City Hall in North Sioux City Wednesday.
South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says the Missouri River basin is in a wet cycle, and the Corps needs take that into consideration:
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Rounds chaired the subcommittee hearing, which took testimony from Corps of Engineers officials:
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Rounds says a bomb cyclone led to March flooding that caused major damage below Gavins Point Dam:
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Rounds also emphasized the need for the Corps to deploy their plains snow pack monitoring system.
Jeery Oster WNAX