Minidoka Dam Spillway Replacement Environmental Impact Statement
The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) to select and implement the preferred alternative to replace the spillway and headworks related to the Minidoka Dam Spillway Replacement Project.
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) outlines and evaluates alternatives considered to prevent structural failure of the existing spillway and headworks at Minidoka Dam, located on the Snake River east of Rupert, Idaho.
Three alternatives were considered in the Final EIS:
The action alternatives differed only in the replacement of the canal headworks.
The ROD describes the Preferred Alternative which includes the designation of Special Use Areas, the reasons for selecting this alternative, and the environmental commitments. The Preferred Alternative was identified as the most efficient and environmentally-sound option for replacing the spillway.
|09/2010||Record of Decision||PDF 288 kb|
|08/2010||Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Minidoka Dam Spillway
Replacement Project (without appendices)
|PDF 8.17 mb|
|08/2010||Appendices for Final EIS||PDF 18.42 mb|
Spillway Replacement Draft Environmental Impact Statement
|PDF 8.32 mb|
|12/2009||Draft EIS: Appendices||PDF 14.2 mb|
|12/2009||Transmittal Letter for Draft EIS||PDF 29 kb|
|08/2009||Scoping Summary Report||PDF 7.41 mb|
|12/2008||National Environmental Policy Act Process||PDF 3.15 mb|
|11/2008||Comment Form||PDF 30 kb|
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Last Update: October 30, 2013 3:07 PM