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  • Public comments sought for draft PEA for repairs to side channel chutes, backwaters damaged in 2019 floods

    Public comments are being sought on a draft programmatic environmental assessment has been prepared to evaluate and document the potential impacts of a suite of proposed repair activities that would occur within previously constructed Missouri River Recovery Program side channel chutes and backwaters in Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri that were damaged by the 2019 flood event on the Missouri River. The proposed repairs are needed to repair flood damages to MRRP constructed chutes to reduce the possibility of adversely affecting other authorized purposes, or adjacent lands, and to restore beneficial habitat conditions in the chutes that were impacted by the flood.
  • Draft supplemental environmental assessment for additional repairs to Fawn Island Chute available for public review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for additional repairs to the Fawn Island Chute in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review.
  • Virtual public meeting scheduled for flood risk management study in Fremont.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District and the city of Fremont, will hold a virtual public meeting Jan. 13, from 7-9 p.m. via Zoom meeting ID 95037694771 to discuss results of the flood risk management study outlined in the recently released draft feasibility report.
  • Virtual public meetings scheduled for Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District will host a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15 and another on Friday Oct. 16 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time), to gather input on developing a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate granting an easement to Dakota Access, LLC to cross Corps-administered federal land at the Oahe Dam and Reservoir Project on the Missouri River.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue five new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing seaweed mariculture activities, finfish mariculture activities, electric utility line and telecommunications activities, utility line activities for water and other substances, and water reclamation and reuse facilities.
  • Corps awards contract to complete levee repairs on multiple levee systems in, Sheridan County, Wyoming

    OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $3.55M construction contract to Relyant Global LLC of Maryville, Tennessee on July 24, for the rehabilitation of Little Goose Creek Left Bank,Big Goose Creek Right Bank and Goose Creek Right Bank Levee Systems damaged by the spring 2019 flooding. The duration of the contract is 150 days after the notice to proceed.
  • Corps seeks public comment on infrastructure improvements for the city of Ashley, North Dakota

    A proposal to improve streets and sanitary sewer and water infrastructure for the city of Ashley, North Dakota, is currently available for public comment through July 31, 2020.
  • Corps seeks public comment on draft environmental assessment for Missouri River pipeline replacement project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment for the proposed replacement of a section of liquid natural gas pipeline located beneath the Missouri River in Cass County, Nebraska, and a federal levee near Thurman, Iowa. This pipeline system is critical to supplying propane to Midwest markets during the winter, as well as to motor fuel production in the upper Midwest. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than July 26, 2020.
  • Corps seeks input for Papio Lakes master plan revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, invites the public to provide input and make comments for the upcoming master plan revision of the Papillion Creek and Tributaries Lakes project - better known as the Papio Lakes. This project consists of: Glenn Cunningham Lake, Standing Bear Lake, Wehrspann Lake, and Zorinsky Lake, all located in the Omaha metropolitan area.
  • Omaha District seeks public comment on the sanitary sewer and water main system improvement project, in Wilton, North Dakota

    A proposal to improve the sanitary sewer and water main system for Wilton, North Dakota, is currently available for public comment through June 10, 2020.