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  • Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for operation and maintenance repairs at Tyson Bend available for public review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of restoring the ecological function of the Tyson Bend shallow water habitat backwater site in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. This EA specifically evaluates construction activities required to operate and maintain the backwater and associated features without adversely impacting the Missouri River authorized purposes including flood risk management. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than August 25, 2017.
  • Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for land use reclassification at the Oahe Project available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of reclassifying the land use of approximately 125 acres at the Oahe Project in South Dakota is currently available for public review. Management Unit 60, also known as Sibley Nature Park, would be reclassified from Environmentally Sensitive to Multiple Resource Management – Low Density Recreation. If determined that there are no significant impacts, this change would be documented in the Oahe Dam/Lake Oahe Master Plan. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than August 23, 2017.
  • Information meeting scheduled to discuss nonstructural flood risk solutions in Fremont, Nebraska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District will hold an information meeting on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Fremont to discuss potential nonstructural flood risk management solutions that could reduce the community’s flood risk and incidentally may reduce flood insurance premiums. The meeting will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Christensen Field located at 1710 West 16th Street.
  • Public meetings scheduled to discuss Snake Creek embankment dam safety issues

    Two public meetings to discuss interim measures to reduce dam safety risks at the Snake Creek embankment, which runs under Highway 83 and impounds Lake Audubon in North Dakota, are scheduled for Tuesday, June 27 in Garrison, ND and Wednesday, June 28 in Bismarck, ND.
  • Draft environmental assessment for rehabilitation at four Salt Creek Dam sites in Nebraska available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at four Salt Creek Dam sites is available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of installing filters to address potential seepage issues at the following dam sites: Olive Creek (located approximately four miles southwest of Sprague), Wagon Train (approximately two miles east of Hickman), Stagecoach (one mile south of Hickman) and Pawnee.
  • Open house scheduled in Arvada for the Ralston Creek flood risk management study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arvada City Hall (Anne Campbell Room), located at 8101 Ralston Road in Arvada, Colorado. The objective of this study is to find solutions to reduce flood risks and improve public safety along approximately 3.5 miles of Ralston Creek within the city limits of Arvada.
  • Public meeting scheduled in Sheridan, WY to discuss proposed ecosystem restoration plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city of Sheridan, Wyoming, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Best Western, 612 N. Main Street, to gather input on the proposed plan for restoring degraded aquatic habitat in the vicinity of the existing flood control project that exists along Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek, and Goose Creek in Sheridan. The public meeting will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a brief presentation at 6:00 p.m. describing the plan followed by an open house.
  • Comments sought on draft programmatic EA for repairs to Council Bluffs levee system in Iowa

    A draft programmatic environmental assessment (PEA) for repairs to the Missouri River left bank levee systems in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is currently available for public review. The PEA evaluates the impacts of repairing deficiencies located at various sites along the 28.5-mile Council Bluffs levee system that extends along the Missouri River and includes the Indian Creek and Mosquito Creek tributaries. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than April 5, 2017.
  • Public meeting scheduled for the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study in Denver, Colorado

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Fleming Mansion, 1510 S. Grant Street in Denver, Colorado.
  • Flood risk management open house meeting scheduled in Longmont, Colorado

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District and the City of Longmont will be held from 4:30-6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road in Longmont, Colorado.