USDA NRCS Announces a 30-Day Public Review Period for a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Doyle Creek Watershed Site 11 in Marion County, Kansas
30-Day Public Review Period for a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA)
SALINA, KANSAS, November 8, 2022 ‒ In cooperation with Doyle Creek Watershed Joint District No. 86, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces a 30-day public review period for a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) for Doyle Creek Watershed Site 11 in Marion County, Kansas. The EA evaluates potential alternatives for a proposed floodwater retarding dam at this site. This assessment was conducted in consultation with local, State, and Tribal governments, Federal Agencies, as well as interested organizations and individuals. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to local project sponsors under the authority of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, Public Law 83-566, in accordance with Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Public Law 91-190, as amended (42 USC 43221 et seq.).
Sponsoring local organizations of this project are the Doyle Creek Watershed Joint District No. 86, Marion County Conservation District, and Harvey County Conservation District.
How to Review
The Draft EA document may be downloaded for review from the Kansas NRCS web page linked below:
Please send comments on or before Thursday, December 8, 2022, to the following:
Larry J. Schieferecke, State Conservation Engineer
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
760 South Broadway Boulevard
Salina, Kansas 67401-4604
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