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  • Corps incorporating draft MRRMP EIS public comments, preparing biological assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing comments received regarding the draft Missouri River Recovery Program-Environmental Impact Statement as it moves toward preparing a final EIS which is anticipated to be released in summer 2018. “Public comments are a crucial element in developing the final EIS and record of decision,” said Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general, Northwestern Division, USACE.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to Meet in Sioux Falls

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 37th meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 23-25, 2017. The meeting will be at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1101 N. West Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25. The draft MRRIC meeting agenda can be found online at www.MRRIC.org.
  • Tribal Members of MRRIC Continue Review of Draft EIS, Recommend Extended Review

    MRRIC met in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 31-Feb. 2 to discuss the Missouri River Recovery Program’s (MRRP) draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan-Environmental Impact Statement that was released in December by the Corps. An accompanying Adaptive Management (AM) Plan serves as the framework for implementing action described in the EIS. Seven Tribes from the Missouri River Basin were represented.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee Reviews Draft EIS, Recommends Extended Review

    MRRIC met in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 31-Feb. 2 to discuss the MRRP draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan-Environmental Impact Statement that was released in December by the Corps. An accompanying Adaptive Management Plan serves as the framework for implementing action described in the EIS.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to meet in Kansas City

    Omaha, Neb. - MRRIC will hold its 36th meeting in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2017. The meetings are open to the public; members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the committee and the lead federal agencies – the Corps and the Fish and Wildlife Service – regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program.
  • Corps seeks stakeholder involvement in Missouri River committee

    Applications for stakeholders interested in Missouri River recovery activities are being requested by the Commander of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fill vacant stakeholder member positions on the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC). MRRIC is a collaborative forum for Missouri River Basin stakeholders, states and Tribes to come together and develop a shared vision and comprehensive plan for Missouri River recovery.