Pallid Sturgeon
(Above) The Pallid Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is one of the largest fish found in the Missouri-Mississippi River drainage, weighing up to 85 lbs. The Pallid Sturgeon is a Federally Endangered species.

Schedule of Proposed NEPA Actions
NOTE: This report contains the most accurate information available at time of publication.

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Last Updated: January 27, 2014

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Dakotas Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact
Irrigation Water Service and Power Contracts for Heart Butte Unit, Heart Division - Morton and Grant Counties, North Dakota Morton and Grant Counties, North Dakota Completed June 14, 2013 Western Heart Irrigation District, Lower Heart Irrigation company Kelly McPhillips
(701) 221-1287
kmcphillips@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Draft EA and FONSI now available for viewing.

Additional Information: Lower Heart Irrigation Long Term Contracts

Northwest Area Water Supply Project EIS Northwest North Dakota Working with consultant and cooperating agencies to prepare draft Supplemental EIS. Contract awarded June 2011 TBD North Dakota State Water Commission Alicia Waters
(701) 221-1206
awaters@usbr.gov
Project Activities:
Red River Valley Water Supply Study EIS Red River Valley, North Dakota and Minnesota Final EIS issued in 2007, Boundary Waters Treaty determination document signed, no Record of Decision signed to date.  ROD will be signed following Congressional authorization North Dakota designee, Garrison Diversion Conservancy District Signe Snortland
(701) 221-1278
jsnortland@usbr.gov
Project Activities:

 

Eastern Colorado Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact
Arkansas Valley Conduit Long-Term Excess Capacity Master Contract Environmental Impact Statement Lower Arkansas Valley Draft EIS is complete Late 2013 Lower Arkansas Water Entities

Signe Snortland
(701) 221-1278
jsnortland@usbr.gov

Media Contact:
Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Ongoing please visit the AVCEIS Web site.

Additional Information: www.usbr.gov/avceis/

Colorado Springs - Southern Delivery System EIS Pueblo-Colorado Springs, Colorado Complete December 2008
Record of Decision March 2009
Colorado Springs Utilities, City of Fountain, Security Water District, and City of Pueblo West

Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Complete

Additional Information: Southern Delivery System

Pueblo Resource Management Plan Pueblo Reservoir and Lake Pueblo State Park, Pueblo, Colorado Public scoping 2014 Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Public Open House January 22, 2014 at the Lake Pueblo State Park Visitor's Center in Pueblo, Colo. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Public comment period Jan. 22-Feb. 21, 2014.

Additional Information: Pueblo Resource Management Plan

Ruedi Repayment Contracts for 19585 Acre-Feet Colorado West Slope Counties Final EA and FONSI complete. July 2013 17 West Slope entities Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Final EA & FONSI are now available.

Additional Information: Ruedi Repayment Contracts for 19585 Acre-Feet

Summit County Green Mountain Water Service Contracts Summit County Colo. Complete April 2013 Summit County Board of Commissioners, Town of Dillon, Town of Silverthorne, Colorado Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Final EA and FONSI are now available.

Additional Information: Summit County Green Mountain Water Service Contracts

Water Users Commitment to Provide 10,825 AF to the 15 Mile Reach CO R. Basin Final EA and FONSI have been released March 2012 10825 Stakeholders (east and west slope water providers that divert from the Upper CO R. Basin), US Fish and Wildlife Service Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Final EA and FONSI are now available.

Additional Information: Water Users Commitment to Provide 10825 AF

Windy Gap Firming Project EIS Colorado and South Platte River Basins, Colorado Final EIS

Supplemental Information Report and related errata.
Fall 2011

November 2012
Municipal Subdistrict of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Cooperating agencies: Corps of Engineers, Western Area Power Administration, Grand County
Kara Lamb
(970) 962-4326
klamb@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Supplemental Information Report and related errata now available.

Additional Information: Windy Gap Firming Project EIS

 

Montana Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact
Clark Canyon Reservoir FERC Dillon, Montana FERC is the lead agency   MT FWP, Reclamation, East Bench ID Jeff Baumberger
(406) 247-7314
jbaumberger@usbr.gov

Project Activities: The applicant has received a preliminary license to place a hydroelectric power plant on the outlet works of Clark Canyon Dam. FERC is the lead agency and Reclamation is involved in the licensing process.

Additional Information: Clark Canyon Reservoir FERC

Rehabilitation and Improvement of the Crow Irrigation Project (CIP) Crow Indian Reservation, Big Horn County, Montana Public scoping, open houses scheduled for February 3, 4, and 5, 6-9 pm March 2014 Crow Tribe Water Resource Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs Vernon LaFontaine
(406) 247-7720
vlafontaine@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Scoping activities for draft programmatic EA

Additional Information: Crow Irrigation Project Rehabilitation and Improvement Programmatic EA Information Center

Gibson Reservoir FERC Fairfield, Montana FERC is the lead agency   MT FWP, USFS, Reclamation, Sun River Watershed Group, Greenfields ID Jeff Baumberger
(406) 247-7314
jbaumberger@usbr.gov

Project Activities: The applicant has received a preliminary license to place a hydroelectric power plant on the outlet works of Gibson Dam. FERC is the lead agency and Reclamation is involved in the licensing process.

Additional Information: Gibson Reservoir FERC

Lower Yellowstone Diversion Dam Modifications Intake, Montana NEPA activities may begin this FY. Dependent on start date COE, FWS, MT FWP, Lower Yellowstone Irrigation District Jeff Baumberger
Justin Kucera
(406) 247-7314 and x-7330
Project Activities:VP Study has been completed. Technical team identified 3 alternatives for modifying the diversion dam for fish passage. Progress is being made in terms of funding, scoping, and cost estimates.
St. Mary Canal Rehabilitation Babb, Montana NEPA activities may begin this FY. Dependent on start date MT DNRC, Blackfeet Tribe, various water users Jeff Baumberger
(406) 247-7314
jbaumberger@usbr.gov
Project Activities: Conduct feasibility studies to start rehabilitation construction on the St. Mary Diversion and Canal System and other features of the Milk River Project. Draft legislation will be introduced to Congress for authorization for this activity.
Sun River Slope Canal FERC Fairfield, Montana FERC is the lead agency FONSI signed -- July 2006 MT FWP, FWS, Reclamation, Greenfields ID Jeff Baumberger
(406) 247-7314
jbaumberger@usbr.gov

Project Activities: The applicant has received a license to place 3 hydroelectric power plants on the irrigation canal drop structures. FERC was the lead agency and Reclamation was a cooperating agency.

Additional Information: Sun River Slope Canal FERC

 

Nebraska-Kansas Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact
Shoreline protection and Aquatic Habitat Restoration project at Medicine Creek State Recreation Area Cambridge, Nebraska Final EA and FONSI complete August 2013 Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Andrea Severson
(308) 345-1028
aseverson@usbr.gov

Project Activities: Implement shoreline stabilization measures at six locations at Medicine Creek Reservoir.

Additional Information: Medicine Creek Shore Stabilization Project

 

Oklahoma-Texas Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact

No pending NEPA actions for the Oklahoma-Texas Area Office at this time.


 

Wyoming Area Office

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Project Name Location Status Completion Date Partners Public Contact

No pending NEPA actions for the Wyoming Area Office at this time.


 


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