SAN ANTONIO, Texas --
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officials announce today the extension of the comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the River Road Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study in San Antonio, Texas to January 12, 2021.
The comment period extension was requested to provide time for stakeholders and members of the public to review responses to comments and questions. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District prepared the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and EA to identify, evaluate, and disclose all impacts that would result from the implementation of the proposed plans to address ecosystem restoration. The ER feasibility study has developed and analyzed ecosystem restoration alternatives, including the “No Action” alternative, to restore degraded ecological functions and riverine habitats in the River Road study area to increase habitat quality for migratory birds, aquatic wildlife, and other wildlife species. Alternatives evaluated in the feasibility study include native species plantings, invasive species management, and riverine and riparian habitat restoration.
The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and EA, Draft FONSI, and comment form are available at: https://www.swf.usace.army.mil/Missions/Water-Sustainment/River-Road/
The 60-day public comment period began on November 10 and ends Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Please address any comments by mail to Ms. Justyss Watson, Compliance Section, Environmental Branch, Regional Planning and Environmental Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 819 Taylor Street, P.O. Box 17300, Room 3A12, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-0300, or by email at RiverRoadER@usace.army.mil.
Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and social media at: https://about.me/usacefortworth
Release no. 20-055