Public Meeting on March 7– Brush Creek Watershed Dam Site 12 Rehabilitation Project
USDA’S Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a Public Meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Bush Creek Site 12 Dam in Princeton, Mercer County.
USDA’S Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a Public Meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Bush Creek Site 12 Dam in Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia. Brush Creek Site 12 is a flood control dam being considered for rehabilitation on Glady Fork (tributary of Brush Creek) approximately one mile west of the city of Princeton.
There will be three meetings where the public is encouraged to engage in the process of preparing the EA. The first meeting will be a hybrid in-person and virtual Zoom meeting occurring at the Garden Center located at 241 Mercer Springs Road, Princeton, WV 24740 on March 7, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. If you would like to attend virtually, type the following Zoom link to your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us /j/84743823935?pwd=bzhGN1VjV1EwWDBJTXN nY0JpNy9YZz09 or use the call-in information. Call-in number: 1-719-359-4580 Meeting ID: 847 4382 3935 Passcode: 912161. Contact Derrick Crane, 304-943-9557, email@example.com if you have difficulty in determining how to participate.
This meeting will present the purpose and need for this project, provide information on the scope of the planning activities, describe the processes that will be followed, and the overall schedule. Additionally, this meeting will solicit input from the public on items and concerns that they want to be considered in evaluations and answer questions about the planned activities.
Comments or questions may be submitted until April 7, 2023, by mail to Derrick Crane, 1550 Earl Core Road Suite 200, Morgantown, WV 26505 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available on the NRCS web site, which can be accessed as follows https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wv-watershed-rehab. Updates will be posted to the website throughout the planning process to keep interested parties informed on the project progress.
Representatives from NRCS, West Virginia Conservation Agency, Mercer County Commission, the Southern Conservation District, and the technical consulting team will be present to answer questions about the project and process.
Federal funding has been received to assist the Local Sponsors in developing this EA but has not yet been secured for design or construction.
NRCS provides reasonable accommodation to enable all persons with disabilities to participate in agency programs and activities. If you require special accommodations or for further information, please contact Derrick Crane (304-943-9557) by February 21, 2023.