Draft Integrated Disposition Study and Environmental Assessment
Willamette Falls Locks
West Linn, Ore.
Issue Date: May 22, 2017
Expiration Date: July 12, 2017 (previously June 22, see editor's note below)
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comments on its draft Willamette Falls Locks Integrated Disposition Study/Environmental Assessment (EA).
The Corps proposes to recommend Congressional de-authorization and disposal of the Willamette Falls Locks (Locks) after performing minor modification for seismic retrofits and to install perimeter fencing and debris and boat barriers.
The draft EA has been prepared for the proposed Federal action in accord with the Council on Environmental Quality’s National Environmental Policy Act regulations [Federal Register 40 C.F.R. 1508.9(a)]. At the end of the public comment period, the Corps will consider all comments received or post marked by the expiration date of this public notice and make a determination of significance of impacts resulting from the proposed action.
Environmental Document: The draft document for the proposed action is available for public review and comment on the Willamette Falls Locks section of the Corps’ website at nwp.usace.army.mil/willamette/locks.
Additional Information and Comments: Questions or comments regarding the draft document should be directed to Ms. Kelly Janes, (503) 808-4771, firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address below. Mailed comments must be postmarked by the above closing date and sent to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District
Attn: CENWP-PM-E/Kelly Janes
P.O. Box 2946
Portland, Oregon 97208-2946
In your response, please reference public notice CENWP-PM-E-17-01 and date your comment. A “No Comment” response will be assumed if no response is received prior to or postmarked by the above expiration date.
Ed. note: We have extended the comment period for the draft Willamette Falls Locks Integrated Disposition Study and Environmental Assessment from June 22 to July 12. This extension allows more time for review and discussion of the proposal by interested stakeholders.