US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Emergency Management News Releases

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  • Missouri River sandbars closed during nesting season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds residents that many sandbars with active piping plover and interior least tern nests are closed for recreational use during the nesting season which runs from mid-May through August
  • Corps extends public comment period for Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project near Washburn, ND

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will extend the public comment period to July 6 for the draft environmental assessment of the proposed Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project near Washburn, North Dakota.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee continues work on strategic plan

    At this meeting, MRRIC discussed and reached initial consensus on recommendations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program draft strategic plan. The recommendations address a range of issues including actions for the three threatened and endangered species, suggestions for best scientific and adaptive management practices, and support for communication and collaboration.
  • Tribes continue work with Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee on strategic plan

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held its 41st meeting here May 22-24. Tribes were represented by John Fox, Osage Nation; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe; Shannon Wright, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska; Alan Kelley, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; and Kyle White, Oglala Sioux Tribe.
  • Public meeting scheduled for proposed Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project near Washburn, ND

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 12, at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, 2576 8th Street SW in Washburn, North Dakota, to seek input on the draft environmental assessment for a proposed Emergent Sandbar Habitat (ESH) site within the Missouri River between Garrison and Oahe dams in North Dakota. Comments on the draft EA must be postmarked or received by June 20, 2018.

Emergency Operations News

Emergency Operations news releases are published during an activation of the Omaha District Emergency Operations Center. These releases also appear on the front page of the District Web site and the Emergency Management Web page.
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  • USACE NWO continues flood fight partnerships

    There are confirmed breaches at L611-614 (south of Council Bluffs, Iowa), L-601 (south of Glenwood, Iowa), L-575 (Fremont County, Iowa), L-550 (Atchison County, Missouri), R-562 (Nemaha County, Nebraska), Western Sarpy (Ashland, Nebraska), Clear Creek (Ashland, Nebraska), Union Levee (Valley, Nebraska).  Partial breaches have been confirmed at river miles; L-594 (Fremont County, Iowa), R-573 (Otoe County, Nebraska). Additional breaches are expected as a result of the extremely high flows.
  • Comment deadline for Fort Peck flows study extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District, is extending the initial scoping period for the Environmental Impact Statement for Implementing Test Releases from Fort Peck Dam, Montana, through March 26, 2019. The scoping period was originally scheduled to end on March 11, 2019.
  • Record of Decision signed for Missouri River Recovery Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement

    OMAHA, Neb.—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. D. Peter Helmlinger signed a ‘Record of Decision’ for the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement Tuesday.