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 the Running Reelfoot Bayou, TN feasibility study. The study investigates National Ecosystem Restoration benefits related to restoring aquatic and floodplain habitat along the Running Reelfoot Bayou in Lake, Obion, and Dyer Counties, Tennessee. The meeting will be held on Thursday April 21, 2022, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Lake County Circuit Court in Tiptonville, TN.
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. The meeting will provide an update to the Public on potential alternatives and request additional information and comments to help determine the most acceptable options for ecosystem restoration feature locations.
The meeting will be held at the Lake County Circuit Court, 229 Church St, 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 May 21, 2022, to be considered. For additional information concerning the scoping process, public meeting, or the study contact Jared Everitt, Project Biologist, at 601-631-7104.
Andrea Carpenter 901-544-0817