Tulsa District: FPEIS Available for Review

FPEIS Available for Review

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas.

The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund and perform sediment removal and disposal from John Redmond Reservoir for the purpose of at least partially restoring conservation pool storage capacity.

In accordance with the NEPA, a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS) has been prepared for preferred and alternative actions at John Redmond Reservoir. Public review and comments were solicited on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and utilized in preparation of this FPEIS.

Press Release, September 11, 2014