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MUD FLOW CREATES PROBLEMS AT LEWIS & CLARK LAKE

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MUD FLOWING INTO LEWIS & CLARK LAKE.AT YANKTON, SOUTH DAKOTA IS BECOMING AN INCREASING PROBLEM.

THE MISSOURI SEDIMENTATION ACTION COALITION HELD AN OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY IN YANKTON TO FOCUS ATTENTION ON THE ISSUE.
MARK SIMPSON OF NIOBRARA IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE COALITION:

MSAC1 OC……CONSTRUCTIVE TIME :20

SIMPSON SAYS THERE ARE MORE IDEAS THAN MONEY AVAILABLE TO FIX THE PROBLEM:

MSAC2 OC……..THE PROBLEM :14

SIMPSON SAYS THEY ARE LOSING LAKE CAPACITY EVERY DAY THAT NOTHING IS DONE:

MSAC3 OC…….OUR RESERVOIR :17

SEDIMENT FLOWING IN FROM THE NIOBRARA RIVER HAS FILLED MUCH OF THE WESTERN END OF THE LAKE, TURNING IT INTO A REED FILLED SLOUGH.

Jerry Oster WNAX