OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT: Corps releases Final Post Authorization Change and Environmental Reports for Sacramento River Bank Protection Project

From the US Army Corps of Engineers:

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project.

The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control Project. The SRFCP is located along the Sacramento River from Elk Creek, near Tehama, to its confluence with the San Joaquin River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The PACR sets a revised framework for the implementation of 80,000 linear feet of repairs originally authorized as part of Phase II, while the EIS-EIR identifies potential impacts and mitigation associated with the proposed action.

A 30-day public review period of the documents will run from April 10 to May 11, 2020. Any comments received will be considered and incorporated into the Record of Decision, as appropriate.  Please send any comments to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, Attn: Mr. Tyler Stalker, Public Affairs Specialist, 1325 J Street, Sacramento, California 95814.

The documents can be found on the Sacramento District web site’s Sacramento River Bank Protection Project web page, found here: https://www.spk.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Sacramento-River-Bank-Protection/, or a CD with the documents can be provided upon request. 

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