Public Involvement Notices

  • Ecosystem restoration study public meeting scheduled for Sheridan, WY

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city of Sheridan, Wyo., will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Best Western, 612 N. Main Street, to gather input on an ecosystem restoration feasibility study in Sheridan. The public meeting will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with a brief presentation describing the study followed by an open house.
  • Commander signs FONSI for Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Modification

    Omaha District Commander Col. Joel R. Cross and Bureau of Reclamation, Great Plains Region, Montana Area Manager Brent Esplin have signed the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Modification Project. The FONSI summarizes the environmental effects associated with the project and the decision of the co-lead agencies to select and implement the bypass channel alternative.
  • Draft EAs for repairs near Lincoln, NE levees available for public comment

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and 17 areas along the Salt Creek flood protection project.
  • Safety Modification Study for Cherry Creek Dam: Public Meetings scheduled for January

    Cherry Creek Dam in Aurora, Colorado, is undergoing a Dam Safety Modification Study and an incorporated Environmental Impact Statement being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. Two public scoping meetings are scheduled and residents are invited to attend and participate: Thursday, January 22, 6-8 p.m.; Cherry Creek High School lecture center; 9300 East Union Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO Saturday January 24, 10 am – Noon; Campus Middle School cafeteria; 4785 S. Dayton Street, Englewood, CO The presentation and some handouts will also be available in Spanish.
  • EA for repairs to flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, IA, seeks public input

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to the Little Sioux InterCounty Drainage District’s flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages to four areas of the project caused by high flows along the Little Sioux River in May 2013.
  • EA for levee repairs in Douglas County, NE, seeks public input

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, NE, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014.
  • Maintenance project to begin at Cherry Creek Dam near Denver

    Work will begin in late December to install a 2,200-foot-long underground outfall pipe system for 14 relief wells that were installed along the downstream toe of the dam in 2012. The new relief well system is designed to relieve seepage pressure under the dam that could develop during extremely high reservoir elevation levels. The system replaces an existing well system that is more than 65 years old.