Public Involvement Notices

  • Public comments sought on draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to Council Bend chute

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental EA are limited to evaluating the potential environmental effects of the proposed operation and maintenance chute repair actions.
  • Public comment sought on shallow water habitat project at Middle Decatur Bend, Burt County, Neb.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Decatur City Auditorium, 913 S. Broadway St., Decatur, Neb. from 6 to 8:00 p. m. to seek comment on a proposed shallow water habitat construction project at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb.
  • Draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case available for public review

    The draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case is currently available for public review. The master plan provides guidance for the management and development of natural and manmade resources at the Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case project including public use, environmentally sensitive areas and cultural resources within the project’s boundaries.
  • Draft environmental assessment for Quale/Roggenbuck Sakakawea Water Access Project, N.D. available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for the Quale/Roggenbuck Sakakawea Water Access Project, Montrail County, N.D., is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impact of granting a surplus water agreement to allow for withdrawal of 6,450 acre-feet of surplus water for industrial use and authorizing the conversion of an existing agricultural easement on private land adjacent to Lake Sakakawea into dual agricultural and industrial water use.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for rehabilitation at Conestoga Reservoir, Neb. available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at Conestoga Reservoir, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of measures that would be used to restore aquatic habitat, water quality and recreation opportunities at the reservoir.
  • ASA Civil Works issues ROD, approves Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project FR/EIS

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, approved the Chatfield Reservoir, Colorado, Storage Reallocation Project in a Record of Decision sent to the Omaha District on May 29. The Omaha District released the final Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (FR/EIS) in July 2013, regarding the request from the Colorado Department of Natural Resources to evaluate using Chatfield Reservoir as a solution for meeting future Front Range water needs while balancing the health of Colorado’s rivers and streams.
  • Public comment period extended for Yellowstone River diversion dam modification project at Intake, Mont.

    The public comment period for the Yellowstone River diversion dam modification project at Intake, Mont. has been extended to May 16, 2014. The draft document for the proposed project can be viewed at http://www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/loweryellowstone/index.html and in hardcopy at libraries in Glendive and Sidney, Mont.