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  • EA for levee repairs in Douglas County, NE, seeks public input

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, NE, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014.
  • Comments sought on Draft EA for levee repairs near Hawarden, IA

    A draft environmental assessment for bank repairs to Dry Creek, a left-bank tributary of the Big Sioux River, near Hawarden in Sioux County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing bank erosion along a portion of Dry Creek and filling a scour hole caused by high flows in the Big Sioux River in June 2014.
  • Comments sought for Draft EA for repairs near Pottawattamie Co., IA levees

    A draft environmental assessment for bankline repairs to levee units 624 and 624-627-611-614 along Mosquito Creek in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion and sloughing damage to the bankline caused by high flows in June 2014.
  • Public comments sought on environmental assessment for a proposed seismic study to evaluate hydrocarbon reserves in N.D.

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed seismic study to evaluate hydrocarbon reserves in McKenzie and Williams Counties, N.D. is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of seismic exploration activities on federal and non-federal lands within the project area.
  • Draft environmental assessment for modifications to Missouri River structures available for review

    A draft environmental assessment for the modification of 73 existing dike structures along the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the structures to create the physical conditions necessary to maximize the amount of shallow water habitat at each of the notched dikes.
  • Draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to Upper Hamburg chute available for public review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Upper Hamburg chute in Otoe County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing chute bank erosion that formed along two locations during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental EA are limited to evaluating the potential environmental effects of the proposed operation and maintenance chute repair actions.
  • Public comments sought on draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to Council Bend chute

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental EA are limited to evaluating the potential environmental effects of the proposed operation and maintenance chute repair actions.
  • Public comment sought on shallow water habitat project at Middle Decatur Bend, Burt County, Neb.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Decatur City Auditorium, 913 S. Broadway St., Decatur, Neb. from 6 to 8:00 p. m. to seek comment on a proposed shallow water habitat construction project at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb.
  • Draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case available for public review

    The draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case is currently available for public review. 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.
  • Draft environmental assessment for Quale/Roggenbuck Sakakawea Water Access Project, N.D. available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for the Quale/Roggenbuck Sakakawea Water Access Project, Montrail County, N.D., is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impact of granting a surplus water agreement to allow for withdrawal of 6,450 acre-feet of surplus water for industrial use and authorizing the conversion of an existing agricultural easement on private land adjacent to Lake Sakakawea into dual agricultural and industrial water use.