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Public Meeting for draft MRRMP-EIS scheduled in Fort Peck, MT, Feb. 7

Published Jan. 31, 2017
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 Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center, Yellowstone Road, Fort Peck, MT 59223, 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 Roosevelt County Library, 220 2nd Avenue South, Wolf Point, MT 59201, 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.

Omaha District Public Affairs

Release no. 17-004