Pool 6 Dredged Material Plan Available

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota, and will accept comment on it through March 9.

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The draft plan outlines the transportation and land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River in Pool 6 for the next 20 years.

Pool 6 is a 14.4-mile stretch of the river from Lock and Dam 5A, in Fountain City, Wisconsin, to Lock and Dam 6 in Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Corps of Engineers officials will host a public meeting to discuss the draft plan and receive public comments.

The meeting will take place at the Winona Historical Society, 160 Johnson St., in Winona, from 6 – 8 p.m., February 11.

The meeting will include a formal presentation highlighting the Corps’ navigation mission and the proposed dredged material management plan. A question and answer session will follow the presentation, said USACE.