Reclamation Releases a Final Environmental Assessment for Constructing a Parking Lot near Fruitgrowers Reservoir
Media Contact: Terry Stroh, 970-248-0608
Justyn Hock, 970-248-0625
For Release: July 08, 2014
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Reclamation announced today that it has released a final environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for a license agreement to allow Delta County to construct, operate, and maintain a parking area at Fruitgrowers Reservoir. Fruitgrowers Reservoir is located near Eckert, Colo., the parking area will consist of a 20 car parking lot and boundary fence. The parking area would address safety concerns by removing cars and pedestrians from the shoulder of the North Road.
The final environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact is available on our web site or a copy can be received by contacting Reclamation.
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