Water Resources Committee Report
326 WATER RESOURCES 2009 Annual Report1 I. FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS A. National Environmental Policy Act The province of Manitoba in Manitoba v. Norton forced the United States Bureau of Reclamation to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to fully analyze the risks of the State of North Dakota and the Bureau’s Northwest Area Water Supply Project. “The project will supply water from the Missouri River to numerous small communities in North Dakota.” Manitoba asserted that the Bureau has to...