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Growing Lakes An Issue

Growing Lakes An Issue

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Expanding lakes that have spread onto private land has become a big issue in parts of South Dakota. A meeting sponsored by Governor Dennis Daugaard was held  to address the issue. Lawmakers and other interested groups took part.

Senator Jason Frerichs of Wilmot says they have some draft legislative language they are working on…

 

Frerichs says they are working to define differences between public and private waters…

 

Frerichs says it will take some time to find a workable compromise…

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