Common sense needed in river management situation

Posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 11:57 AM
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  • I think that the corp and congress (both parties)for that matter have forgotten about the long term goal of food production for the world. Spending this type of money to rescue a fish that is being spawned at Blind Pony and not considering how we are going to feed the worlds population in the future. It is all fine and good to save the sturgon but is the sturgon more important than starving people in the third world? How about the children here in Saline County. Lets spend some of that restoration money on preserving soil to grow crops that can be sold to feed the children in this county that are food insecure. My gosh folks this is a no brainer. The corp is MORALLY bankrupt in these decisions. The money needs to go to help feed people. If not in the third world how about kids in this county. Too many people who live in ivory towers have there you know what up you know where! That is how I see it! DO I HEAR AN AMEN!

    -- Posted by salinemg on Tue, May 1, 2012, at 11:30 PM
  • Thank you salinemg and Smart Dog for your comments.

    Both sides of the debate testified before the Missouri Clean Water Commission today. You can watch the testimony at

    -- Posted by Marcia Gorrell on Wed, May 2, 2012, at 10:41 PM
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