The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF), announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) describing the proposed rehabilitation of the Green River/Tusher Diversion in Green River, UT. The project is being funded by the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) and the Draft EIS has been prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) per 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508.
You are invited to attend a Draft Environmental Impact Statement public meeting which will describe the alternatives analyzed and potential impacts to the environment for the project.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Meeting
Date: April 10, 2014 – Thursday
Time: Open House: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (MST)
Place: John Wesley Powell River History Museum
1765 East Main Street, Green River, UT
Copies of the Draft EIS are available for public review at:
NRCS Price Field Office, 540 West Price River Drive, Price, UT
Grand County Public Library, 257 East Center Street, Moab, UT
Green River City Hall, 460 East Main Street, Green River, UT
John Wesley Powell River History Museum, 1765 East Main Street, Green River, UT
An electronic copy of the Draft EIS is available at https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/ut/programs/planning/ewpp or by searching for “NRCS Utah EWP” and selecting the Green River/Tusher Diversion Rehabilitation link.
Comments may be submitted during the public comment period starting March 14, 2014 and ending on April 30, 2014 to:
Mail: Green River Diversion Rehabilitation Project
c/o McMillen, LLC,
1401 Shoreline Drive, Boise ID 83702
Fax: (208) 342-4216
Phone: (208) 342-4214 ext. 318