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Crooked River Valley Rehabilitation Project

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Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy (DOE).


Notice of availability of Record of Decision (ROD).


This notice announces the availability of the ROD to fund implementation of Crooked River Valley Rehabilitation Project in Idaho County, Idaho. BPA has decided to fund implementation of Alternative 2 identified in the Crooked River Valley Rehabilitation Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0506, June 2015). Alternative 2 consists of: (1) Constructing a 6,000 foot temporary bypass channel and temporary access road/levee and, following construction of the channel, removing and decommissioning these structures; (2) regrading approximately 115 acres of floodplain by moving dredge tailings; (3) filling in approximately 10,960 feet of the current channel, reconstructing approximately 7,400 feet of new channel, and constructing more than 2,700 feet of side channels; (4) replanting the valley bottom with native and approved non-native plant species; (5) staging materials and equipment at campgrounds; and (6) monitoring project activities and effectiveness. All mitigation measures identified in the environmental impact statement (EIS) are adopted.


Copies of the ROD and EIS may be obtained by calling BPA's toll-free document request line, 1-800-622-4520. The ROD and EIS Summary are also available on our Web site,​goto/​CrookedRiver.

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Brenda Aguirre, Bonneville Power Administration—KEC-4, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, Oregon, 97208-3621; toll-free telephone number 1-800-622-4519; fax number 503-230-5699; or email

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Issued in Portland, Oregon: August 13, 2015.

Elliot E. Mainzer,

Administrator and Chief Executive Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2015-20603 Filed 8-19-15; 8:45 am]