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  • Corps seeks public comment on Draft Environmental Assessment, Restoration of Emergent Sandbar Habitat Complexes in the Missouri River, Nebraska and South Dakota

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for the restoration of emergent sandbar habitat complexes in the Missouri River (Nebraska and South 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 Fort Randall, Lewis and Clark Lake and Gavins Point reaches of the Missouri River between river mile 878.3 and 752.7.
  • Public Meeting Scheduled for Little Sioux Bend Shallow Water Habitat Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Mar. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Desoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 1434 316th Lane, in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on potential restoration and mitigation actions for the shallow water habitat project at Little Sioux Bend.
  • Public meeting scheduled for Audubon Bend Conceptual Site Plan Development

    A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Holy Family Parish (Sacred Heart Hall), 807 Emerson Ave., in Wynot, Neb. from 6 to 8:00 pm to gather public input on development of a conceptual site plan for the restoration of habitat and recreation features at the recently acquired Audubon Bend property in Cedar County, Neb.
  • Corps extends deadline for Missouri River Mainstem Water Reallocation study to Oct. 12

    Based on requests from the public for an extension to the Missouri River Mainstem Water Reallocation Study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, announced today that the deadline for submitting input regarding areas of focus the public would like to see the study address has been extended by an additional two weeks, giving people through Oct. 12 to submit their comments.
  • Missouri River Mainstem Water Reallocation study deadline ends Sept. 28

    During meetings held to announce the results of Draft Surplus Water reports for five of the six Missouri River Mainstem Reservoirs Aug. 20 to Aug. 29, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, concurrently began the scoping process for the reallocation study for the Missouri River Mainstem System.
  • Comment period extended for Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir Surplus Water Reports

    In response to requests from the public during meetings held throughout the Missouri River basin from Aug. 20 to Aug. 29, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is extending the public comment period for the five Draft Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir Surplus Water Reports and Environmental Assessments to Oct. 10, 2012.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Draft Surplus Water Reports, Environmental Assessments

    A report has been developed and released for public comment for each of the following mainstem reservoirs: Fort Peck Dam/Fort Peck Lake, Mont.; Oahe Dam/ Lake Oahe, S.D., Big Bend Dam/Lake Sharpe, S.D.; Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case, S.D.; and Gavins Point Dam/Lewis and Clark Lake, S.D. The draft reports identify and quantify surplus water availability at each of the locations.
  • Public Meeting Scheduled for Audubon Bend Conceptual Site Plan Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Holy Family Parish (Sacred Heart Hall), 807 Emerson Ave., in Wynot, Neb., to seek public input on the development of a conceptual site plan for the restoration of habitat and recreation features at the recently acquired Audubon Bend property in Cedar County, Neb.
  • Public Meeting Scheduled for North Alabama Bend Conceptual Site Plan Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the University of South Dakota W.H. Over Museum, 1110 Ratingen Street, in Vermillion, SD. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of a conceptual site plan for the enhancement of habitat and recreation features at the recently acquired North Alabama Bend property in Clay County, SD.
  • Public comment period extended for Draft Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Documents

    The public comment period for the draft Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Feasibility Report (FR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been extended to Sep. 6, 2012. The draft documents can be viewed on the Omaha District website and in hardcopy at libraries in Highlands Ranch, Denver, Littleton, Greeley, and Aurora, Colo.