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Report Finds Major Errors, Budget Concerns In Roseau Lake Project Estimates

A new report shows major errors made by the Roseau River Watershed District (RRWD) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in their modeling of the proposed Roseau Lake Project. The report- which was commissioned by the Institute for Justice (IJ) and conducted by Voight Consultants, LCC- finds the initial models underestimated the price of the project by at least $2.4 million and that major miscalculations were made regarding the flooding risk the project poses to nearby properties.

The Roseau Lake Project, which would hold water in Roseau Lake basin, turning it into a semi-permanent marsh m...

 

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