Expiration date: 8/15/2023
Omaha, Neb. – A draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) has been prepared for the Ring Thunder Road streambank erosion project. Conducted in accordance with Section 14 of the Flood Control Act of 1943, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has studied the erosion issues along the Ring Thunder Road embankment and the Little White River in Mellette County, South Dakota (SD). Three structural alternatives were assessed in addition to the No Action Alternative. This draft EA is consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ, 2022) regulations for implementing NEPA (40 CFR 1500-1508), the Corps’ regulations for implementing NEPA (33 CFR 325 and Engineering Regulation 200-2-2) and other applicable environmental laws and regulations. The public is encouraged to provide comments on the draft IFR/EA which is available for viewing at: https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16021coll7/id/24184 . Comments can be mailed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District; CENWO-PMA-A; ATTN: Ring Thunder Road Section 14; 1616 Capitol Avenue; Omaha, NE 68102-4901. Comments can also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than August 15, 2023.