Public comment period ending for Army Corp project near Arrow Rock

Jun 28, 2012

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the public comment period is ending for the Jameson Island project near Arrow Rock – the project is intended to improve Missouri River wildlife habitat at a site in central Missouri. The public comment period ends Saturday.

The project would restore 30 acres of shallow water habitat for wildlife and fish, including the endangered pallid sturgeon.

The corps has held several public meetings, including a joint hearing with the Missouri Clean Water Commission. Officials say they have received significant public input and expect more as the comment period closes.

The corps and some Missouri officials and organizations have been disagreed about the plans to put more sediment into the river.