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Posted 3/31/2015

Release no. 20150331


Contact
Ms. Diane Abernathy
405-919-0481
dabernathy@triaddesigngroup.com
3020 NW 149th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

or

David Gade
918-669-7579

TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, in coordination with the City of Yukon, Oklahoma, has assessed the environmental impacts associated with the proposed construction of 1.35 miles of 12” water transmission pipeline, a water storage tank facility, and the replacement of sanitary sewer lines within the City of Yukon, Canadian County, Oklahoma.  The project purpose is to improve the existing City of Yukon water supply distribution system to meet current and future demand, and to replace aging infrastructure in a 40-year old residential development.  This is a Water Resource Development Authority Section 219 (Environmental Infrastructure) Project, which was authorized in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2001 in Section 108.  The City of Yukon, Oklahoma is the local sponsor for this proposed project.

The Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for this action is available at the Mabel C. Fry Public Library, 1200 Lakeshore Drive, Yukon, Oklahoma  73099; and has been posted on the Tulsa District website at: http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/ at the NEPA Notices icon midway down the page.  By this letter, we are requesting your comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment.  In order to be considered, comments must be received no later than 30 days from the receipt of this letter.

This environmental assessment was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, including guidelines in 33 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230, Policy and Procedures for Implementing NEPA.  It has been determined from the referenced environmental assessment that the project will have no significant adverse impact on the natural or human environment.

Comments to the Draft EA are be submitted to Ms. Diane Abernathy by mail (Triad Design Group, 3020 NW 149th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73134), telephone: 405-919-0481, facsimile: 405-752-8855, or email: dabernathy@triaddesigngroup.com.  Should you have questions or require further information please contact Dr. David Gade at 918-669-7579.

To access the draft environmental assessment document, please click on the link below.

Yukon Draft EA 031115.pdf

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