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  • Denver urban waterways feasibility study public meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city and county of Denver, will hold three public meetings to gather input on the Denver Urban Waterways Feasibility Study. The purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from 6th Avenue to 58th Avenue and flood-prone areas of Harvard Gulch and Weir Gulch. Comments must be received on or before February 19, 2016.
  • Public scoping meeting scheduled for Intake Diversion Dam fish passage project in Montana

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation will hold a public meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the Dawson County High School Auditorium, 900 N. Merrill Avenue, Glendive, Mont. to gather input on the development of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Intake Diversion Dam fish passage project. Comments must be postmarked or received by February 18, 2016.
  • Public comment sought on proposed stormwater drainage channel improvements at Schriever AFB in El Paso Co., CO

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, on behalf of the U.S. Air Force, has prepared a draft environmental assessment to evaluate environmental impacts of a proposed project to improve two stormwater drainage channels and their associated culverts on the southern perimeter of Schriever Air Force Base near Colorado Springs, Colo. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than February 3, 2016.
  • Public comment sought on proposed crude oil pipeline project in North Dakota

    An environmental assessment has been prepared to evaluate potential environmental impacts from construction and operation of a crude oil pipeline across private lands encumbered by federal flowage easements and federal land managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Comments must be postmarked or received by January 8, 2016.
  • Draft environmental assessment for construction of crude oil pipeline in Williams and McKenzie counties, including under Lake Sakakawea, N.D., available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to construct a crude oil pipeline, of which 2.8 miles would be below Lake Sakakawea on Garrison Project lands managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently available for review. For planning purposes, comments must be postmarked or received no later than December 20, 2015.
  • Public comment sought on proposed oil and gas pipeline project in North Dakota

    A draft environmental assessment addendum has been prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District to determine if any environmental impacts would be caused by a proposed project to construct an oil and gas pipeline system in McKenzie and Mountrail counties, N.D. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than December 31, 2015.
  • Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Assessment Report available for comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Assessment Report. The draft report presents results of analysis conducted as part of the Yellowstone River Corridor Study on the cumulative hydrologic, biological and socioeconomic impacts of human activity on the Yellowstone River. Comments must be submitted by November 6, 2015.
  • Public meeting scheduled on Willow Creek and Boyer River feasibility study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Missouri Valley, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Rand Community Center, 100 S. 4th Street, Missouri Valley, Iowa. The meeting will run from 4:30 to 7 p.m. with a brief formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. describing the study followed by an open house. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Willow Creek/Boyer River feasibility study.
  • Public meeting scheduled for Copeland Bend and Langdon Bend shallow water habitat sites

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public scoping meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Visitors Center, located on 100 Valmont Drive, in Nebraska City, Neb. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of shallow water habitat at two Missouri River Recovery Program sites: Copeland Bend located east of Nebraska City in Fremont County, Iowa, and Langdon Bend located two miles east of Nemaha, Neb.
  • Draft Supplemental EA for repairs to Ponca backwater site available for comment

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Ponca State Park backwater site in Dixon County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of the Ponca site and prevent it from degrading further. Comments are due August 26, 2015.