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



  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

    BPA is proposing to fund two acclimation ponds for coho salmon as part of the Mid Columbia Coho Restoration Program, which is implemented by the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. Acclimation ponds help hatchery-reared juvenile coho salmon acclimate to the natural environment and imprint on waters to which they would be expected to return as adults. The BPA's 2012 Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision addressed the coho restoration program, including 24 acclimation pond sites distributed throughout the Wenatchee and Methow river basins. Because some acclimation sites proved not to be viable since the EIS, two new sites - Merry Canyon and Trinity - are being proposed.

    The two acclimation sites are in the Wenatchee River basin, in Chelan County. Merry Canyon is on Chumstick Creek, and Trinity is on Phelps Creek (see Project Map).

  • CURRENT STATUS:

    BPA is seeking public input on a new proposal for two replacement acclimation sites in the Wenatchee River Basin. A letter was mailed to the public on August 1, 2014.

    BPA intends to produce a Supplement Analysis in fall of 2014 to analyze the potential environmental effects of these two acclimation ponds.

  • HOW TO COMMENT:

    Please submit your comments by September 2, 2014 . Comments will be posted in their entirety on the 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:


    800-282-3713
    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:


    800-282-3713
    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:
    800-282-3713
    503-230-5152
    rebeaty@bpa.gov

  • DOCUMENTS:

    SA-03
    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
    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
    Public Letter (28 Kb) (07/22/2013)
    Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program Acclimation Pond Modification - Butcher Pond (55 Kb) (07/19/2013)
    Public Letter Announcing ROD (32Kb pdf) (07/23/2012)
    ROD with Mitigation Action Plan (65Kb pdf) (07/19/2012)
    FEIS Public Letter (27Kb pdf) (03/02/2012)
    FEIS (17MB pdf) (March 2012)
    DEIS Public Letter (33Kb pdf) (06/21/2011)
    DEIS (12.5MB pdf) (06/12/2011)
    DEIS Appendices

    Appendices 1-5 (12.3MB pdf) (06/6/2011)
    Appendices 6-10 (14.5MB pdf) (06/06/2011)
    Appendix 11 (2.2MB pdf) (06/06/2011)
    Project Location Maps (2.5MB pdf) (11/01/2010)
    Public Scoping Letter (31Kb pdf) (07/23/2009)
    Comment Form (10Kb pdf) (07/23/2009)
    Notice of Intent (25Kb pdf) (07/22/2009)

 


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