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Omaha District seeks public comment for Lower Brule North Ecosystem Restoration Draft Feasibility Report, Integrated Environmental Assessment

Omaha District
Published Aug. 1, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is seeking public comment on the Lower Brule North Ecosystem Restoration Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment until Aug. 31, 2022.  To view public notice, draft feasibility report and environmental assessment: https://go.usa.gov/xSVj3

The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for shoreline protection to reduce the continued loss of land which is threatening natural resources near the town of Lower Brule. This feasibility study is being conducted under authority of Section 203 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000, as amended, also known as the Tribal Partnership Program.   

The Tribal Partnership Program is an authority through which the Secretary of Army (acting through the Chief of Engineers) can carry out planning, design, and construction of water resource projects that substantially benefit federally recognized Indian Tribes.  Projects can include flood risk management, environmental restoration and protection, preservation of cultural and natural resources, watershed planning and other technical assistance.

Comments or questions must be received by Aug. 31, 2022. Mail: Ms. Amy Bowell-McClean, Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Attn: CENWO-PMA-A, 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, NE 68102.  Or emailed to: amy.b.mcclean@usace.army.mil

In addition, a public teleconference meeting is scheduled to address comments, questions or concerns on Aug. 24, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (CST):

Teleconference/ Webex Amy Bowell-McClean’s Personal Room 


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