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  • Federal agencies release final Columbia River System Operations environmental impact statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration today released the Columbia River System Operations Final Environmental Impact Statement. The issuance of the final EIS is a substantial step toward accomplishment of a priority item of the Presidential Memorandum on Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West issued in October 2018.
  • Comment period to close soon on Columbia River System Operations draft environmental impact statement and preferred alternative

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration continue to welcome comments on the draft Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement through April 13, 2020.
  • All CRSO EIS meetings switched to virtual

    Evolving health and safety policies from our regional partners designed to hinder the spread of COVID-19 in Washington and Oregon have prompted federal officials to replace all scheduled in-person public comment meetings with phone-in meetings for the recently released Columbia River System Operation draft Environmental Impact Statement.
  • Feds shift Seattle, Portland CRSO EIS meetings to 'phone only'

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and the Bonneville Power Administration decided that the in-person public comment meetings planned for Seattle and Portland will not be held due to the high number of COVID-19 cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in those geographical areas and calls from local officials to limit public exposure. Phone-in options have been added to the formal comment choices for those avoiding crowded venues.
  • CRSO EIS - January 2020 Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration, as colead agencies, are on track to issue the Columbia River System Operations draft environmental impact statement by the end of February.
  • CRSO EIS - Public Update Webinar

    An update webinar/conference call on developing the draft Environmental Impact Statement
  • CRSO EIS - Public Update Sessions

    An update session on developing the draft Environmental Impact Statement
  • Update on Columbia River System Operations EIS Scoping Comments

    More than 2,300 people attended a series of public meetings and webinars provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bonneville Power Administration, and the Bureau of Reclamation (Action Agencies) regarding the environmental impact statement (EIS) the Action Agencies are developing for the operations and maintenance of the Columbia River System (CRSO EIS).
  • Scoping Comment Period Extended for Columbia River System Operations EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration are extending the public scoping comment period for the Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by 3 weeks. The previous comment period deadline was Jan. 17, 2017, and will now be extended to Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Astoria CRSO public scoping meeting rescheduled for early January

    Astoria CRSO public scoping meeting rescheduled for early January