US Army Corps of Engineers
Northwestern Division

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Public Meeting for draft MRRMP-EIS scheduled in Omaha, NE, Feb. 14

Published Feb. 3, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Thompson Alumni Center, Bootstrapper Hall, 6705 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182, from 5-8:45 p.m.

Parking is available in Lot X near the center; passes are required in adjacent lots.  To request a pass, please send an email to mrrp@usace.army.mil.

The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. with formal presentations 5:45-8 p.m. Participants will have opportunities to speak to subject matter experts about the draft EIS and to submit formal comments.

The draft EIS and supporting documents can be accessed online at the USACE digital library or the MRRP web site. Copies of the MRRMP-EIS are also available at the following libraries for in-library use:

Omaha Public Library
215 South 15th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

W. Clarke Swanson Library
9101 West Dodge Road
Omaha, NE 68114

The draft MRRMP-EIS is a programmatic assessment of the Missouri River Recovery Program which includes major federal actions necessary to comply with the Endangered Species Act by avoiding a finding of jeopardy to three federally-listed threatened and endangered species: the pallid sturgeon, interior least tern, and the Northern Great Plains piping plover.

Contact
Omaha District Public Affairs
402-995-2417

Release no. 17-010