Released On: October 30, 2013
Reclamation proposes to correct seepage-related safety deficiencies for the two largest dikes at Nelson Reservoir. A Draft EA for the proposed modification has been prepared and is available for public comment until December 11, 2013. The public can access the Draft EA on Reclamation's website at http://www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/nelson/.
Brent Esplin, Montana Area Manager, said, "I look forward to engaging the public and stakeholders to receive their input regarding this important upcoming project."
A series of public meetings will be held to explain the project and receive comment.
- Glasgow – Cottonwood Inn & Suites, Nov. 12; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
- Malta – City Hall, Nov. 13; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
- Chinook – Chinook Motor Inn, Nov. 14; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Written comments can be submitted at the public meetings or by mail at:
Montana Area Office
Bureau of Reclamation
PO Box 30137
Billings, MT 59107
For additional information or questions on the process, please call 406-247-7300.
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