Columbia River System Operations

Columbia River System Operations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bonneville Power Administration, as co-lead agencies, are preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act on the operations and configurations for 14 federal projects in the Columbia River System in the interior Columbia River Basin.

In this Columbia River System Operations EIS, the three co-lead agencies will present a range of reasonable alternatives for long-term system operations and evaluate the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts on flood risk management, irrigation, power generation, navigation, fish and wildlife conservation, cultural resources, water quality and recreation.

The Columbia River Gorge and Vista House


458-227-5002 - 5/2018
(979) 333-2937 - 8/2018
4027596279 - 12/6/2017
Notice of Intent and Scoping
Public Scoping Report - 10/2017
Federal Register Additional Scoping Meeting - Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in Pasco, WA - 11/04/2016
Public Scoping Meeting Material - 10/26/2016
530-399-8757 - 9/30/2016
casing - 9/30/2016
Scoping Letter - 9/30/2016

Public Meetings

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CRSO Overview & Scoping Video

(289) 670-0045

Columbia River System Operations Schedule

Contact Us

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Attn: CRSO EIS, P.O. Box 2870
Portland, OR 97208-2870
P: (800) 290-5033
Email: (520) 266-6474

EIS Co-lead Agencies

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and  Bonneville Power Administration operate, maintain, and transmit hydroelectric power from 14 federal multiple purpose dams and related facilities located throughout the Columbia River basin.

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