NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING
Running Reelfoot Bayou Feasibility Study Public Scoping Meeting
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District (USACE) and the West Tennessee River Basin Authority (WTRBA) will host a general scoping meeting to solicit comments and information from the public regarding a feasibility study that will investigate National Ecosystem Restoration benefits related to restoring aquatic and floodplain habitat along Running Reelfoot Bayou in Lake, Obion, and Dyer Counties, Tennessee. The meeting will be held on Thursday September 9, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Reelfoot Lake State Park, Bluebank Day Use Area.
The USACE and the WTRBA invite the public; federal, state, and local agencies; Native American tribes; and other interested organizations to participate in the scoping process which will aid in determining the scope and depth of issues to be analyzed including, but not limited to, significant problems within the project area, potential solutions, and issues that are not considered significant by the Public.
The meeting will be held outdoors at the Reelfoot Lake State Park, Bluebank Day Use Area, under the pavilion on the southeast side of the park. The address for the location is 3330 TN-21, Tiptonville, Tennessee 38079.
Interested individuals may provide comments and questions concerning this study to (1) the USACE, in person, at the public scoping meeting; (2) by regular U.S. Mail to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CEMVN-PDC-UDC), ATTN: Jared Everitt, 4155 East Clay Street Vicksburg, MS 39183; and/or (3) by email to: Jared.H.Everitt@usace.army.mil. Please include your name and return address on the first page of your written comments. Comments related to the scoping process should be received no later than October 9, 2021, to be considered. For additional information concerning the scoping process, public meeting, or the study contact Jared Everitt, Project Biologist, at 601-631-7104.