The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Special Report: Amber Waves to Muddy Waters

December 6, 2011

Special Report, Day 1: From Amber Waves to Muddy Waters

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MANKATO — “ The question from urban residents is, why do we need to control anything more than an inch of rain off our landscape when the rural areas don’t have to?” Fisher said.

“ We have an urbanized Legislature that is pushing this more and more. The discussion is will there ever be a requirement for more water storage on the landscape. It would be huge amounts of land taken out of production,” Fisher said.

“It’s a fair question, but there are no easy answers.”

 

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Special Report: Amber Waves to Muddy Waters