The public is hereby notified of the availability of the Draft Feasibility Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Tulsa and West-Tulsa Levees Feasibility Study in Tulsa County, Oklahoma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, in partnership with the non-Federal sponsor, Tulsa County Drainage District No. 12, prepared the Draft Report with Integrated EA to identify, evaluate, and disclose all associated impacts that would result from the construction and operation of the potential alternatives aimed at improving life safety during flood events within the levee protected areas.
Alternatives being considered include varying combinations of the following measures: filtered berms, detention ponds, cutoff walls, residential buyouts, in addition to a no action alternative.
A 30-day public comment period begins on September 16, 2019. The Draft Feasibility Report with Integrated EA and FONSI will be available for review during the public comment period at the following locations:
Charles Page Library
551 East 4th Street
Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063
The Draft Feasibility Report with Integrated EA and FONSI can also be viewed on the Tulsa District’s website at the following address: https://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Portals/41/Draft%20Tulsa%20West%20Tulsa%20Levee%20Feasibility%20Study%20and%20Environmental%20Assessment.pdf
An open house style public information meeting will be held at the Case Community Center, 1050 W Wekiwa Road, Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063 on October 8, 2019 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM.
Please address any comments to Dr. David Gade, Environmental Branch, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, by mail at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2488 East 81st Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137-4290 or by email at TWT-Levees@usace.army.mil. Written comments may also be submitted at the public meeting.
Angela M. Lane
Acting Chief, Environmental Branch
Regional Planning and Environmental Center