ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact report for the proposed St Croix Falls, Wis., wastewater treatment facility upgrade and is seeking public comment on the report.
The project would consist of constructing an administrative/headworks building, updating the existing wastewater treatment facility, and other minor improvements at the facility and the offsite sludge storage facility. In a separate but related action, the City of St. Croix Falls is providing other improvements to the existing facility, including of phosphorus removal.
The purpose of the project is to provide wastewater treatment infrastructure for the City of St. Croix Falls to address the need to update its aging facility.
The report can be viewed and downloaded from the St. Paul District’s website at: http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/environment/default.asp?pageid=1009, and hard copies are available at the St. Croix Falls Public Library in St. Croix Falls, Wis.
A public review and comment period begins today and will end May 14. Comments can be sent to the Corps’ Steve Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to him at: 180 E. 5th St., Ste. 700, St. Paul, MN, 55101-1678.
For more information, contact the Corps’ project manager Joe Schroetter at (651) 290-5417 or Clark at (651) 290-5278.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, serves the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. It contributes around $175 million to the five-state district economy. The 700 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 12-039