Public Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Pathfinder Modification Project

Media Contact: John H. Lawson, (307) 261/5671
Tyler Johnson, (406) 247-7609

For Release: October 21, 2010

MILLS, Wyo. - The Bureau of Reclamation is announcing the availability of the final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Pathfinder Modification Project.

Reclamation prepared the EA/FONSI to evaluate the environmental effects of conducting modifications to the Pathfinder Spillway, which includes raising the elevation of the spillway by approximately 2.39 feet. The EA/FONSI is available from Reclamation's Wyoming Area Office by writing to the following address:

Wyoming Area Office, P.O. Box 1630, Mills, WY 82644-1630.

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Relevant Link:

Wyoming Area Office Home Page