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Comments sought on proposed Minot, North Dakota, sewer extension

Published Jan. 22, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on Phase 6 of the proposed city of Minot Puppy Dog Sewer System Improvements environmental infrastructure project in Minot, North Dakota.

The city of Minot, with funding assistance from the Corps’ Environmental Infrastructure Assistance program, is proposing to construct approximately 2 miles of sewer main on the south side of the city. The project would be designed to extend the existing sanitary sewer system and provide service to an area where septic systems are failing.

An Environmental Assessment has been prepared describing the project and associated environmental effects. It can be viewed and downloaded from the St. Paul District’s website at:

A public review and comment period on the draft environmental assessment begins Jan. 25 and ends
Feb. 25. Questions and comments concerning project should be directed to Elliott Stefanik, Corps biologist, at (651) 290-5260 or Please address all correspondence on this project to the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attention: Regional Planning and Environment Division North, 180 Fifth St. E., Suite 700, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101-1678.

The nearly 600 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 2015 $100 million budget, nearly 1,600 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $155 million to the national economy. For more information, see


Release no. 16-014