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Environmental Assessment public meeting for proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion project

Published June 19, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will host a meeting June 25 to discuss the latest Environmental Assessment for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Plan. The meeting will also update landowners within the western and southern reaches of the proposed diversion channel.

The meeting is open to all individuals interested in the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Flood Risk Management Plan Environmental Assessment. This meeting will specifically target the changes to the project since the completion of the Environmental Impact Statement, dated July 2011.

Project information, including the Environmental Assessment, can be viewed at: http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Environment/EnvironmentalAssessments.aspx and http://www.fmdiversion.com.

 

The meeting will take place on June 25, 2013, at the Fargo Civic Center, Centennial Hall, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with an open house, followed by a formal presentation at 7 p.m., and conclude with an open house from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the evening. Sign language interpreters will be available upon request.  If needed, please contact Katie Opsahl at 651-290-5259 or Katie.m.opsahl@usace.army.mil no later than June 19, 2013.

Any questions about the meeting can be directed to Terry Williams, Corps project manager, at 651-290-5517.

 

The nearly 700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011 $175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

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Release no. 13-076