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Three years ago this spring, the Missouri River burst out of its banks in epic fashion. The flood covered thousands of acres of land farmland in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. It also dredged up old debates about how the river should be managed.

Now, flooded landowners are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, saying the agency isn’t protecting their land. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media reports.


This segment aired on May 13, 2014.

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