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Synonymous with “non-Federal sponsor” or “non-Federal interest”, the preferred term being “non-Federal sponsor” by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The USACE defines the “non-Federal sponsor” as a 1) a legally constituted public body (including a federally-recognized Indian tribe); or 2) a nonprofit entity with the consent of the affected local government that has full authority and capability to perform the terms of its agreement and to pay damages, if necessary, in the event of failure to perform. As of the production of this EIS, the “non-Federal sponsors” are the City of Moorhead, City of Fargo, and Flood Diversion Board of Authority.