ST. PAUL, MINN. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of its Supplemental Draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, on the Internet today for the proposed Fargo, N.D.-Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management project.
A public review and comment period on the Supplemental Draft EA will begin June 14, 2013, and end July 15, 2013. Official comments may be submitted electronically via the Flood Diversion Authority website at http://www.fmdiversion.com/ or mailed to Terry Williams, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 180 E. 5th St., Ste. 700, St. Paul, MN 55101-1678.
The Supplemental EA documents can be seen at: http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Environment/EnvironmentalAssessments.aspx and
The report and all appendices are also physically available at the following library locations:
Fargo Public Library, 102 N. 3rd St., Fargo, ND
Fargo Public Library, Carlson Branch, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo, ND
Moorhead Public Library, 118 S. 5th St., Moorhead, MN
West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E., West Fargo, ND
Kindred Public Library, 330 Elm Street, Kindred, ND
Climax Public Library, 104 West Broadway, Climax, MN
Breckenridge Public Library, 205 N. 7th St., Breckenridge, MN
The Supplemental EA focused on the changes to the project since the completion of the Environmental Impact Statement dated July 2011.
All comments received will be made available to the public to include the possibility of being posting on a publicly accessible website. Individuals are requested not to include personal privacy information, such as home addresses or home phone numbers, in their comments, unless they do not object to such information being made available to the public.
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 more than 638 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.