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Posted 1/31/2017

Release no. 17-006

Omaha District Public Affairs

OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Galleria B&C, 920 West Sioux Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501, from 5-8:45 p.m.

The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. with formal presentations 5:45-8 p.m. Participants will have opportunities to speak to subject matter experts about the draft EIS and to submit formal comments.

Copies of the MRRMP-EIS are available at the Rawlins Municipal Library, 1000 East Church Street, Pierre, SD 57501, for in-library use. The draft EIS and supporting documents can also be accessed online at the USACE digital library or the MRRP web site.

The draft MRRMP-EIS is a programmatic assessment of the Missouri River Recovery Program which includes major federal actions necessary to comply with the Endangered Species Act by avoiding a finding of jeopardy to three federally-listed threatened and endangered species: the pallid sturgeon, interior least tern, and the Northern Great Plains piping plover.

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