Pallid sturgeon's habitat damaged by river reconstruction

July 20, 2013 | 5:14 p.m. CDT
In this Oct. 24, 2003, file photograph, a pallid sturgeon is held by David Hendrix, manager of the Neosho National Fish Hatchery, at Franklin Island. The state of Missouri and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have spent years tussling over water policy on the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in July 2013 that it awarded a $3.5 million contract for construction of a shallow-water project at Jameson Island near the village of Arrow Rock in mid-Missouri.

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