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January, 2015


Two CO water supply projects will be evaluated separately

The Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the Halligan and Seaman water supply projects will be separated and independently evaluated as the Halligan Water Supply Project Environmental Impact Statement and the Seaman Water Supply Project EIS. Previously, USACE was preparing one combined EIS for the two projects. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-15

Winter ice access in ND comes with regulations and safety warnings

The 2014-2015 winter access policy for North Dakota including Lake Sakakawea and Lake Audubon is now available. Jeff Keller, Natural Resource Manager at Williston, said, "Any winter activity performed on the ice can be hazardous. The Corps does not encourage or recommend driving on the ice at any time. Thin ice or open water may exist anywhere along the river or across the lake, and pressure ridges occur throughout the winter." [Read More]
Published: Jan-12-15

Safety Modification Study for Cherry Creek Dam: Public Meetings scheduled for January

Cherry Creek Dam in Aurora, Colorado, is undergoing a Dam Safety Modification Study and an incorporated Environmental Impact Statement being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. Two public scoping meetings are scheduled and residents are invited to attend and participate: Thursday, January 22, 6-8 p.m.; Cherry Creek High School lecture center; 9300 East Union Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO Saturday January 24, 10 am – Noon; Campus Middle School cafeteria; 4785 S. Dayton Street, Englewood, CO The presentation and some handouts will also be available in Spanish. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-15

Final Fort Randall Master Plan Approved

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Fort Randall Project’s newly revised Master Plan was recently approved by Col. Joel R. Cross, District Commander. The master plan provides guidance for the management and development of natural and manmade resources at the Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case project including public use, environmentally sensitive areas and cultural resources within the project’s boundaries. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-15

Bald Eagle Days returns to Gavins Point Dam

Bald Eagle Days, a free public event sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Park Service, is set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25 at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center. Bald Eagle Days, a free public event sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Park Service, is set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25 at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-15