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The United States Army Corps of Engineers (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 the environmental impact statement, the “non-Federal sponsors” are the City of Moorhead, City of Fargo, and Flood Diversion Board of Authority.