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. 15 Astoria Public Scoping meeting for Columbia River System Operations EIS is postponed due to inclement weather. A new date and time has not been set but will likely be after Jan. 6, 2017.
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 have held 15 public scoping meetings and two webinars in the fall of 2016. 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.
Release no. 19-029
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Attn: CRSO EIS, P.O. Box 2870
Portland, OR 97208-2870
P: (800) 290-5033