The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Columbia Stock Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project to restore hydrologic connectivity between the Columbia Stock Ranch project site and the Columbia River.
The Corps, with its non-federal sponsor the Oregon Water Resources Department, is resuming a feasibility study to examine potential reallocation of storage space in the Corps’ reservoirs on tributaries to the Willamette River. As the Corps resumes this feasibility study, we seek to inform you about the study and invite your input on the scope of issues to consider to meet the goals of the study.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close navigation locks at dams on the lower Columbia River in March to conduct routine annual inspections and preventative maintenance.
Marci Johnson is the point-of-contact for this special public notice announcing the preliminary intent to accept funds from Cascade Natural Gas to expedite the Department of the Army’s processing of CNG’s proposed request to modify a federally constructed flood risk reduction project by relocating a natural gas distribution pipeline currently hanging from the Grade Street Bridge across the Coweeman River in Kelso, Washington.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan in Coos County, Oregon.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making available a Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Oaks Bottom Habitat Restoration Project in Multnomah County, Oregon. The Corps proposes to restore a more natural tidal hydrologic connection between Oaks Bottom and the Lower Willamette River to improve fish and wildlife habitats and provide unhindered fish passage into and out of Oaks Bottom. Most importantly, this project would make Oaks Bottom habitat suitable and accessible to juvenile salmonids listed under the Endangered Species Act.