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Public Scoping Meeting Scheduled For Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project In Montana

 


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation will hold a public meeting on Thur., Jan. 21, 2016 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Dawson County High School Auditorium, 900 N. Merrill Ave., Glendive, MT. to gather input on the development of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Intake Diversion Dam fish passage project.

The meeting, which will be an open house format with no formal presentation, will provide the public with information about possible options to improve fish passage at the Intake Diversion Dam and identify impacts to the environment. Staff from the Corps and Reclamation will be available to discuss options being considered for further analysis. The public is encouraged to provide comments on the scope of the issues and alternatives to be considered in the EIS. Comments may be submitted by mail to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District; Attn: CENWOPMAA; 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68102 or emailed to cenwoplanning@usace.army.mil. Comments must be postmarked or received by Feb. 17, 2016.

The meeting facility is accessible to people with disabilities. People needing special assistance to attend or participate should contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the address or email provided above. To allow sufficient time to process special requests, please contact Tiffany Vanosdall no later than one week before the public scoping open house. The public scoping meeting date or location may change based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. If the meeting date or location is changed, the Corps and Reclamation will issue a press release and post it on the web at http://www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/loweryellowstone and http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil to announce the updated meeting details. For more information about the project, visit http://www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/loweryellowstone.

 

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