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Federal agencies postpone Astoria public scoping meeting for Columbia River System Operations EIS

Columbia River System Operations EIS
Published Dec. 12, 2016
Columbia River System Operations logo. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bonneville Power Administration, referred to as the Action Agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the Columbia River System operations and configurations for 14 federal projects in the interior Columbia Basin.

Columbia River System Operations logo. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bonneville Power Administration, referred to as the Action Agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the Columbia River System operations and configurations for 14 federal projects in the interior Columbia Basin.

Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration

What: The Dec. 8 Astoria Public Scoping meeting for Columbia River System Operations EIS was postponed due to anticipated inclement weather. The new date and time are listed below.

When and Where:

  • December 15
  • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The Loft at the Red Building
  • 20 Basin St.
  • Astoria, Oregon

Instructions: For more information on this change please contact one of three media representatives: Amy Gaskill, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 503-808-3710; David Walsh, Bureau of Reclamation, 208- 378-5020; or David Wilson, Bonneville Power Administration, 503-230-5607.

Background: As part of the CRSO environmental review, the three federal agencies are holding 16 public scoping meetings in the fall of 2016. Two webinars will also be held Tuesday, December 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. PST. The CRSO public scoping process ends, Jan. 17, 2017.

To learn more about the public scoping process, how to submit public comments and the preparation of the Columbia River System Operations EIS, please visit www.crso.info.


Contact
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
503-808-3710
or
Bureau of Reclamation
208-378-5020

Release no. 19-028

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