Public Meeting for draft MRRMP-EIS scheduled in Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo. Feb. 15-16

Published Feb. 3, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, and Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5-8:45 p.m. at the following locations:

Kansas City, MO - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Hilton - Kansas City Airport
Shawnee B
8801 NW 112th Street
Kansas City, MO 64153

St. Louis, MO - Thursday, February 16, 2017
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Chesterfield, MO
Ballroom A & B
16625 Swingley Ridge Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017

The meetings will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. with formal presentations 5:45-8 p.m. Participants will have opportunities to speak to subject matter experts about the draft EIS and to submit formal comments.

The draft EIS and supporting documents can be accessed online at the USACE digital library or the MRRP web site. Copies of the MRRMP-EIS are also available at the following libraries for in-library use:

Kansas City Public Library
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

Kansas City Public Library – Westport Branch
118 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111

St. Louis Public Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63133

St. Louis County Library – Samuel C. Sachs Branch
16400 Burkhardt Place
Chesterfield, MO 63017

The draft MRRMP-EIS is a programmatic assessment of the Missouri River Recovery Program which includes major federal actions necessary to comply with the Endangered Species Act by avoiding a finding of jeopardy to three federally-listed threatened and endangered species: the pallid sturgeon, interior least tern, and the Northern Great Plains piping plover.

Omaha District Public Affairs

Release no. 17-011