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  • Draft Environmental Assessment for wastewater treatment facility site selection in Williston, N.D. available for public comment

    A draft Environmental Assessment is currently available for review for a proposal to replace the existing wastewater treatment facility in Williston, N.D. and convert a temporary easement for an existing outfall pipe constructed in the fall of 2012 on federal land managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to a permanent easement.
  • Draft Revised Environmental Assessment for L-575 Public-Law 84-99 Levee Rehabilitation Project available for public comment

    A draft revised environmental assessment (EA) for PL 84-99 levee rehabilitation activities at L-575 along the Missouri River is currently available for public review. Rehabilitation activities consisted of in-line repairs to bring the levee back to pre-flood conditions and construction of two large-scale levee setbacks. The draft revised EA primarily focuses on evaluation of the effects of the large-scale levee setbacks between river miles 566-556.
  • Public Meeting May 16th for Glover's Point Bend Project

    Updated: 5/23/2013 - The draft Supplemental EA for the proposed Glover’s Point Bend Shallow Water Habitat Project that is being developed as part of the Corps' Missouri River Recovery Program is available for viewing at: http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Planning/EnvironmentalPlanning/DraftDocuments.aspx. Comments can be mailed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District; CENWO-PM-AC; ATTN: Glover's Point Bend Project; 1616 Capitol Avenue; Omaha, NE 68102-4901. Comments can also be emailed to: cenwo-planning@usace.army.mil. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than June 24, 2013.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment, Louisville Bend Fish and Wildlife Rehabilitation Project

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for the construction of a new channel and deep water habitat at Louisville Bend is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing a new water supply channel between an existing pump station and the Louisville Oxbow Lake and enhancing shallow water habitat quality by excavating 2.4 acres of deep water habitat for overwintering fish. The proposed project is located on the Louisville Bend State Wildlife Area between river miles 681.7-685.4, approximately three miles west of Blencoe in Monona County, Iowa.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment, Restoration of Emergent Sandbar Habitat Complexes in the Missouri River, North Dakota available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for the restoration of emergent sandbar habitat complexes in the Missouri River (North Dakota) is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of removing and preventing vegetation on emergent sandbar habitat located within the Garrison River reach and upper Lake Oahe of the Missouri River between river mile 1381.0 and 1278.0. The public is encouraged to provide comments on the draft environmental assessment during the open comment period from May 13, 2013 to June 14, 2013. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than June 14, 2013.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Draft Project Implementation Report, Little Sioux Bend shallow water habitat restoration project.

    A draft Project Implementation Report for the creation of new Shallow Water Habitat on the Little Sioux Bend of the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft PIR provides details of the Corps’ planning process in reaching a proposal to construct SWH on the Little Sioux Bend near the town of Little Sioux, Iowa directly downstream of the Little Sioux River between river miles 668.3 – 666.7.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment, Hole-in-the-Rock backwater excavation

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for the renovation of a previously constructed backwater habitat at Hole-in-the-Rock is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of restoring the shallow water habitat quality and function of the previously constructed Hole-in-the-Rock backwater near river mile 706.0, approximately five miles north of Macy on the Omaha Reservation in Thurston County, Neb.
  • Public Meeting Scheduled for Indian Cave Shallow Water Habitat Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold a public scoping meeting on Monday, Apr. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shubert Community Building, located on the corner of 5th and Main Streets, in Shubert, Neb. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of potential restoration and mitigation measures for a proposed shallow water habitat project at Indian Cave State Park.
  • Corps seeks public input on upgrade and expansion of a wastewater treatment facility, Fort Peck, Montana

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently in the scoping phase of preparing an environmental assessment for the proposed upgrade and expansion of the wastewater treatment facility on federal property within the town of Fort Peck, Montana. The purpose of the proposed project is to meet increased wastewater treatment needs of a temporary population expansion as a result of potential pipeline work if TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline Project is approved for construction.
  • Shell Creek Levee Project at Schuyler, Nebraska

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the Corps of Engineers are partnering on a project to reduce flood risks within Schuyler, Neb. A feasibility study (completed in September 2011) identified an economically feasible project consisting of two levee systems, one for the Shell Creek and one for the Platte River.