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Legal Notice - Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment



Notice of the Availability

of an Environmental Assessment

USDA Rural Development is considering providing financial assistance to the Town of Coulee Dam for the upgrade of their 40-year old wastewater treatment facility. The replacement includes a new headworks facility, fine screening, an extended aeration/activated sludge treatment plant and UV disinfection with subsequent discharge via the existing outfall to the Columbia River. The treatment plant site is located downriver of the Grand Coulee Dam on U.S. Bureau of Reclamation leased land. As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency regulations, Rural Development has reviewed an Environmental Assessment that evaluated the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposal. This notice announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

Copies of the Environmental Assessment are available for review at USDA Rural Development Office located at 301 Yakima Street, Suite 317, Wenatchee, WA 98801. For further information, contact Rick Rose, USDA Rural Development, at 509-663-4019, extension 146. Any person interested in commenting on this proposal should submit comments to the address above by February 26, 2016.)

A general location map of the proposal is shown below:

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