Red River Valley Water Supply Project, North Dakota
The Bureau of Reclamation is announcing an additional 15-day extension of the public comment period for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project DEIS. The originally announced, extended comment period ends on March 30, 2006, but it has been extended until April 14, 2006. The original notice of availability of the DEIS, notice of public hearings, and additional information on the Red River Valley Water Supply Project were published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2005 (70 FR 250, 77425-77427).
Northwest Area Water Supply Project, North Dakota
The original notice of intent to prepare this EIS was published in the Federal Register on March 6, 2006 (71 FR 43, 11226- 11227). This notice is being published to notify interested parties of the dates, times and locations of the public scoping meetings scheduled to solicit public comments. These public scoping meetings will be conducted in an open-house format with displays and Reclamation representatives who will be available for visitation or to accept a written comment. Reclamation is engaging in this planning and EIS effort to address the relevant issues related to completion and operation of the NAWS Project. We are seeking input from the public on the development of reasonable alternatives to the proposed action and analysis of their environmental effects that will be described in the EIS. Reclamation invites all interested parties to submit verbal or written comments related to the significant issues, potential impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action during the scoping period.