Just sent this e-mail, FYI:
A new report, the Supplemental Information Report, from the Draft Environmental Impact Statement process on the proposed Southern Delivery System is now available. Text from the press release is also included in this message, after the signature.
The Supplemental Information Report reflects changes in the proposed action and other changes relevant to environmental concerns, including changing Jimmy Camp Creek Reservoir to Upper Williams Creek Reservoir in the proposed alternative and the new water quality analysis.
The release of this report officially closes the extended water quality public comment period. It also opens a new public comment period for the Supplemental Information Report. Public comments must be received no later than November 24, 2008. We will have a public hearing in Pueblo at the Pueblo Convention Center (320 Central Main Street) on Wednesday, October 29.
For more details, please visit www.sdseis.com
As always, please feel free to call me with any related questions.
Bureau of Reclamation
For Release on: October 3, 2008
Reclamation Announces New Report, Public Comment on SDS
Reclamation announces the release of the Supplemental Information Report on the proposed Southern Delivery System Draft Environmental Impact Statement. This report is available at www.sdseis.com
and is open to public comment for a 45-day period ending on November 24, 2008. Reclamation will also host a public hearing in Pueblo, CO on October 29, 2008.
The purpose of the hearing is to provide opportunity to submit oral and written comments on the Supplemental Information Report. It will be at the Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main Street from 6-9 p.m.
Comments provided outside of the public hearing should be in writing and sent to the attention of Kara Lamb at Reclamation via regular mail, fax or e-mail. Please include "SIR, SDS EIS" in the subject line: Bureau of Reclamation 11056 W. County Road 18E Loveland, CO 80537 fax (970) 662-3212 email [email protected]
The Supplemental Information Report provides additional effects information in light of changes to the alternatives and additional analyses since the DEIS was issued. This report has been prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Comments on the DEIS and Supplemental Information Report will be addressed in the Final EIS.
For additional information please contact Kara Lamb at (970) 962-4326 or email [email protected]
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