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Introducing the range of alternatives
10/17/2019
This update provides an overview of the alternatives. All alternatives were designed to benefit ESA-listed fish species. The alternatives represent different ways to balance the multiple purposes of...
Operating the Columbia River System today
5/16/2019
Federal agencies operate many Columbia River dams to meet a wide spectrum of needs in the Pacific Northwest. Among the most important are flood risk management, power production, fish and wildlife...
What is the No Action Alternative?
5/16/2019
The National Environmental Policy Act requires agencies to always describe and analyze a “no action” alternative in an EIS. In simple terms, a No Action alternative for an existing or ongoing federal...
NEPA and Fish and Water Temperature
5/16/2019
Learn more about the Columbia River System Operations and the Environmental Impact Statement process. ...
McNary Lock and Dam
5/16/2019
The Columbia River System is large and complex. This educational feature introduces you to individual projects that play a role in supporting the region’s tribes, communities, industries and fish and...
Webcast outlines reasonable range of alternatives
5/16/2019
An online webcast outlining the five alternatives undergoing a detailed evaluation....
Grand Coulee Dam
4/18/2019
Featured ProjectThe Columbia River System is large and complex. This educational feature introduces you to individual projects that play a role in supporting the region’s tribes, communities,...
Role of Cooperating Agencies in the EIS
4/18/2019
The participation of cooperating agencies is an essential part of the development of the CRSO EIS. The cooperating agencies include tribal, federal, state and local government entities that represent...
Evaluating impacts and benefits of alternatives
4/18/2019
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires federal agencies to develop a reasonable range of alternatives that would satisfy the purpose and need for the action. Reasonable alternatives...
Update on Alternatives Development
4/18/2019
As introduced in the Summer 2018 newsletter, the CRSO EIS team of co-lead agencies are working to identify a reasonable range of alternatives that would undergo an analysis to understand the impacts...
EIS Schedule Update
4/18/2019
In October 2018, the Secretaries of Interior, Commerce and Energy, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works received a memorandum from the President directing the agencies to develop a...

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