US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Corps incorporating public comments on draft MRRMP EIS, preparing biological assessment

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing comments received regarding the draft
  • Tribal Members of MRRIC Continue Discussion of Draft EIS

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 23-25. MRRIC and the Tribal members welcomed Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Kip Spotted Eagle, newly-appointed member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe. Other Tribes were represented by Dr. Andrea Hunter, Osage Nation; Dr. Kelly Morgan, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Alan Kelley, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; and Shannon Wright, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee Continues Draft EIS Discussion

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 23-25. MRRIC members visited the Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Gavins Point Dam, in Yankton, South Dakota, where they learned about efforts to supplement the population of the endangered pallid sturgeon and about flood risk management efforts and hydropower operations at the dam. They also toured an 18-mile stretch of the Missouri River by boat to see firsthand the recovery efforts for the Least Tern and Piping Plover.
  • MRRIC Tours Missouri River, Gavins Point

    At a typical meeting of the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC), members and visitors generally see a standard conference room complete with name placards, PowerPoint presentations, coffee pots (what’s a conference without coffee?), and microphones. On May 22, however, MRRIC traded those in for a day in the field learning about the workings of a hydroelectric plant and about three threatened and endangered species.
  • Levee sponsors, USACE, meet for annual flood fight training

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Emergency Management Office held its annual Flood Fight training on February 23. More than 100 people attended the training which focused on flood risk reduction for project sponsors in the PL 84-99 program, USACE flood fight teams, and State and County Emergency Managers near Omaha, Nebraska.

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  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to Meet in Sioux Falls

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its 41st meeting May 22-24, 2018. The meeting will be at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1201 N. West Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee focuses on recovery strategic plan

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. This was the committee’s 40th meeting since it was established by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and chartered in 2008.
  • MRRIC Tribal members focus on recovery strategic plan

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. Tribes were represented by Pascha Enzi, Osage Nation; Tim Grant, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe; and Shannon Wright, Ponca Tribe.