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  • Draft EA for replacement of wastewater treatment facility in Dakota City, Nebraska available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to replace the existing wastewater treatment facility for Dakota City, Nebraska is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing a new facility along with an associated outfall structure adjacent to the west bank of the Missouri River between river miles 724.75 and 724.25. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than Jan. 10, 2018.
  • Popo Agie River flood risk alternatives to be discussed at public meeting in Lander, Wyoming

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Lander, will hold an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena Vista Drive in Lander to gather public input on preliminary alternatives currently being evaluated to reduce flood risk and improve public safety along the Popo Agie River and Dickinson Creek in Lander, Wyoming. A formal presentation will be given at 6 p.m. followed by the open house.
  • Draft EA for Missouri River Benton-Washington Levee Unit L-575 near Hamburg, Iowa available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for levee repairs (L-575 Benton-Washington levee system) along the left descending bank of the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in May 2017.
  • South Platte ecosystem restoration alternatives to be discussed at public meeting in Denver

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City and County of Denver, will hold an open house on Wednesday, November 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Harvard Gulch Recreation Center, 550 E. Iliff Avenue to gather public input on preliminary alternatives currently being evaluated to restore degraded habitat along portions of the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado.
  • Draft EA for Big Goose Creek levee repairs in Sheridan, Wyoming available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than November 6, 2017.
  • Public meeting scheduled on Miles City, Montana flood risk management feasibility study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Custer County-Miles City Steering Committee and KLJ, will hold a public meeting from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Miles Community College (Rooms 106 & 107), 2715 Dickinson Street in Miles City, Montana. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated feasibility study to address flood risk along the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers within Miles City.
  • 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.