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Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program (DOE/EIS-0425)
Chelan and Okanogan counties, Washington



  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

    The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is evaluating an adjustment to the location of the proposed Natapoc Hatchery, a facility associated with the Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program. The facility is located alongside the Wenatchee River in Chelan County, Washington, as shown on the project map.

    In 2012, BPA prepared an environmental impact statement to analyze the effects of the construction and operation of the Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program. This program is implemented by the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and funded, in part, by BPA. The goal of this program is to restore a naturally-produced, self-sustaining population of coho to the Wenatchee and Methow basins. The Natapoc Hatchery will include the construction of a hatchery-production building, surface-water intakes, discharge pipelines, a treatment lagoon, land-application wastewater treatment area, rearing tanks, holding tanks, and other hatchery buildings.

    During final hatchery design, the Yakama Nation determined that the hatchery would be better sited southwest of the originally identified location on the same parcel to avoid impacts to wetland and wetland buffers. Additionally, the hatchery design now includes a higher level of effluent treatment than was originally proposed in order to comply with Washington State Department of Ecology water quality standards.

  • CURRENT STATUS:

    BPA intends to prepare a supplement analysis (SA) to evaluate the environmental impacts that may occur as a result of these changes. We welcome your comments while we prepare the analysis.

  • HOW TO COMMENT:

    Please submit your comments by November 19, 2014 so they may be considered while we draft the SA. When commenting, refer to the full project name. Comments will be posted in their entirety on the project's  comments webpage.

    Comment Methods:
    Mail to:
    Bonneville Power Administration
    Public Affairs - DKE-7
    P.O. Box 14428
    Portland, OR 97293-4428
    Toll-free:
    FAX:
    Online:
    800-622-4519
    503-230-4019
    www.bpa.gov/comment
  • CONTACT:


    For environmental-related information, contact:
    Michelle Guay
    Contract Environmental Protection Specialist

    Act 1 Group
    Bonneville Power Administration - KEC-4
    P.O. Box 3621
    Portland, OR 97208-3621
    Toll-free:
    Direct line:
    Email:


    800-622-4519
    503-230-3459
    mxguay@bpa.gov


    OR
    Don Rose
    Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist

    Bonneville Power Administration - KEC-4
    P.O. Box 3621
    Portland, OR 97208-3621
    Toll-free:
    Direct line:
    Email:


    800-622-4519
    503-230-3796
    dlrose@bpa.gov


    For project information, contact:
    Roy Beaty
    Project Manager

    Bonneville Power Administration - KEWU-4
    P.O. Box 3621
    Portland, OR 97208-3621
    Toll-free:
    Direct line:
    Email:
    800-622-4519
    503-230-5152
    rebeaty@bpa.gov

  • DOCUMENTS:


    (All documents are in pdf format)

    SUPPLEMENTAL ANALYSIS
    SA-04 - Natapoc Hatchery
    Scoping comments received
    Public Letter (116 Kb) (11/04/2014)
    Project Map (2 Mb) (10/03/2014)
    Comment Form (21 Kb) (11/04/2014)
    SA-03 - Merry Canyon and Trinity Acclimation Ponds
    Scoping comments received
    Public Letter (218 Kb) (08/01/2014)
    Project Map (676 Kb) (07/01/2014)
    Comment Form (174 Kb) (08/01/2014)
    SA-02 - Blue Buck Pond Modification
    Public Letter (28 Kb) (10/09/2013)
    Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program Acclimation Pond Modification - Blue Buck Pond (55 Kb) (10/07/2013)
    Location Map (753 Kb) (10/04/2013)
    SA-01 - Butcher Pond Modification
    Public Letter (28 Kb) (07/22/2013)
    Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program Acclimation Pond Modification - Butcher Pond (55 Kb) (07/19/2013)

    RECORD OF DECISION
    Public Letter (33 Kb) (07/23/2012)
    ROD with Mitigation Action Plan (65 Kb) (07/19/2012)

    FINAL EIS
    Public Letter (27 Kb) (03/02/2012)
    FEIS (17 Mb) (March 2012)

    DRAFT EIS
    Draft EIS comments received
    Public Letter (33 Kb) (06/21/2011)
    DEIS (12.5 Mb) (06/12/2011)
    DEIS Appendices

    Project Location Maps (2.5 Mb) (11/01/2010)

    SCOPING
    Scoping comments received
    Public Letter (10 Kb) (07/23/2009)
    Comment Form (10 Kb) (07/23/2009)

    NOTICE OF INTENT
    Notice of Intent (25 Kb) (07/22/2009)

 


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