Bureau of Reclamation Seeks Public Comment on Big Sandy Reservoir Treatment Project

Dear Interested Parties:

In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality NEPA regulations effective September 14, 2020, the Bureau of Reclamation, Provo Area Office, has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to determine the environmental impacts of authorizing a rotenone treatment in Big Sandy Reservoir, proposed by Wyoming Game and Fish Department. An electronic copy of the draft EA is available for your review at https://www.usbr.gov/uc/DocLibrary/ea.html.

All comments on the draft EA will be considered in determining whether to execute a Finding of No Significant Impact and to authorize the rotenone treatment.

Comments are due by April 30, 2021. Comments may be sent to Mr. Jared Baxter, 302 East Lakeview Parkway, Provo, Utah, 84606 or by email to jbaxter@usbr.gov. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Jared Baxter at (801) 379-1081 or jbaxter@usbr.gov. For Text Telephone Relay Service access, call the Federal Relay System Text Telephone (TTY) number at (800) 877-8339.

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Bureau of Reclamation
Interior Region 7 – Upper Colorado Basin
Provo Area Office