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June 20, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Senators on Corps

Missouri senator Roy Blunt says the flooding along the Missouri is the fault of a faulty plan, not the Corps of Engineers.

Blunt points to the 2004 re-write of Missouri River management plan, saying it causes not an annual spring rise but a spring flood.

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Missouri senator Claire McCaskill adds to change the Corp's plans, it will take support of federal lawmakers across the country not just those from states effected by the river.