Claremore Daily Progress

February 27, 2013

Public Notice

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —  

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, 

OKLAHOMA, FEBRUARY 26, 2013.  

Announcing: 

COMMENT PERIOD 

DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT  

as related to the  

Proposed Land Lease and 

Construction of a Barge Fleeting Facility 

Rogers County, Oklahoma 

in compliance with 

The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended 

FORMAL COMMENT PERIOD 

27 February through 28 March, 2013 

 

The Draft Environmental Assessment addresses the environmental effects of the proposed 

leasing of federal property containing an abandoned dredge disposal facility to the Tulsa 

Port of Catoosa (Port) and the subsequent construction of a barge fleeting facility by the 

Port in the former Verdigris River channel and part of the Bird Creek channel, Rogers 

County, Oklahoma, The public is invited to review the draft assessment and make 

comments.  A copy of this assessment is available online at: www.swt.usace.army.mil and a 

hard copy is available at the: 

 

Catoosa Public Library 

105 East Oak Street 

Catoosa, OK 74015 

 

All written comments and questions will be addressed as appropriate in the Final 

Environmental Assessment.  To be included in the final assessment, comments and 

questions must be received prior to the close of the formal comment period.  Comments and 

questions about the draft assessment or the comment process can be directed to: 

 

Ms. Patricia Newell, NEPA Specialist 

Environmental Analysis and Compliance Branch 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District 

1645 S. 101st East Avenue ATTN: CESWT-PE-E 

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74128 

Phone: 918-669-4937 

Email: Patricia.A.Newell@usace.army.mil