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Corps ol Engineers. Garrison Fort Randall Nebraska. states, notably are of Understanding and memo made no period it to contract in the than it where they D-S Dak., 18 hearing, National Congress to know water right, Department the Missouri River Basin..I am concerned about who established priorities for water use and who makes decisions about water sales. States affected must be involved in Ihis process. The and use of water is a part of the water regulation question--a battle that is being fought on many fronts. I cannot stress enough the need for input in this area." McCollisler's statement concluded. Vern Butler, Secretary of Ihe Department of Natural Resources of the State ol South Dakota, presented a statement for his Governor. Richard Kneip, D-S.Dak., which questioned the unilateral authority of Interior and the Army to enter into Feb. 24 Memorandum of Understanding "Without state in-put or Congressional authorization." Kneip asked that the memo be modified as follows: 1) Constrain the agreement to heavy industrial water uses only; 2) Include consultation with the MissouriRiver Basin States in determining amounts of water available for heavy industrial uses; 3) Provide that use of.water for industrial purposes shall follow state law and obtain the

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  1. The Gallup Independent,
  2. 19 Aug 1975, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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