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Final Programmatic Environmental Impact for Removal and Disposal of Sediment and Restoration of Water Storage at John Redmond Reservoir, Kansas

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), including guidelines in 33 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230, the Tulsa District has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas. The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund and perform sediment removal and disposal from John Redmond Reservoir for the purpose of at least partially restoring conservation pool storage capacity. In accordance with the NEPA, a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS) has been prepared for preferred and alternative actions at John Redmond Reservoir. Public review and comments were solicited on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and utilized in preparation of this FPEIS. By this letter, we are providing notice that the FPEIS is available for your review. A copy of the FPEIS is available on the Tulsa District's website at www.swt.usace.army.mil or that of the KWO at www.kwo.org. A hardcopy is available for review at the Burlington, Kansas public library during normal business hours. [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-14

Lake Texoma announces winter campground operations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District announces winter campground operations for Lake Texoma to take effect October 1, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-14

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shares water safety tips for Labor Day holiday

It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges you to remember these safety tips. [Read More]
Published: Aug-26-14

Final Environmental Assessment for the Arcadia Lake Trail Project

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) including guidelines in 33 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230, the Tulsa District has assessed the environmental effects of construction and operation of a multi-use trail system around Arcadia Lake, Oklahoma. The proposed trail would be paved and vary in width from 12- to 18-feet and accommodate varying user groups of pedestrians, joggers, and cyclists. The trail would be constructed and operated by the City of Edmond, Oklahoma and would initially include an approximate 3.1. mile section alont the north side of the lake. As funds and design information become available, the trail could ultimately be expanded to approximately 20 miles in length and encompass as area circling the lake. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-14

Corps opens new campsites on Marion Reservoir

MARION, Kan. —The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers increased recreation and camping opportunities for [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-14

Corps of Engineers invites public aboard largest diesel towboat on the Mississippi

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District offers the public two opportunities to tour the Motor Vessel Mississippi, the largest diesel towboat operating on the Mississippi River. Tours are free and open to the public. [Read More]
Published: Jul-30-14

Corps evaluating options for future of Walnut Creek State Park on Keystone Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District is evaluating options for the future of Walnut Creek State Park on Keystone Lake after receiving notification June 30 from the Oklahoma Department of Tourism of their wish to terminate their recreational lease that includes Walnut Creek. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-14

Two camping loops to close temporarily at Lake Texoma

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District reminds patrons of Lake Texoma that the “A” and “F” loops within Lakeside campground will not be available for use July 8 through Aug. 26. [Read More]
Published: Jul-07-14

Corps urges safety for holiday weekend at area lakes

The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday. If your plans include a trip to a Corps lake, we encourage you to remember these boating and water safety tips. [Read More]
Published: Jul-03-14

Cookson Bend swim beach reopens

Tulsa, Okla. — All U.S. Army Corps of Engineer-managed swim beaches at Lake Tenkiller are open. The [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-14
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