Deadline Nears in Missouri River Water-Level Case A federal judge has given the Army Corps of Engineers until Friday to reduce the water level in the Missouri River in order to protect an endangered fish and two endangered birds. The Corps, which so far has refused to comply, faces fines of half a million dollars a day for contempt of court. NPR's Greg Allen reports.
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Deadline Nears in Missouri River Water-Level Case

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Deadline Nears in Missouri River Water-Level Case

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A federal judge has given the Army Corps of Engineers until Friday to reduce the water level in the Missouri River in order to protect an endangered fish and two endangered birds. The Corps, which so far has refused to comply, faces fines of half a million dollars a day for contempt of court. NPR's Greg Allen reports.