Public meetings scheduled for draft environmental report on State’s EAA Reservoir study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosts a series of public meetings to discuss and seek input on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Florida Water Management District Section 203 Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area study.
Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend one of the meetings to learn more and provide comments on the environmental review of the study.
Each public meeting is expected to last approximately from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning with an open house at 6 p.m., and a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m., followed by a period for formal public comment. Corps and Water Management District staff will also be available after the meeting to answer questions.
The public is advised that it is possible that one or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend and participate in this meeting.
Tuesday, June 26
Lee County Hyacinth and Mosquito Control District
15191 Homestead Rd.
Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971
Wednesday, June 27
John Boy Auditorium
1200 South W.C. Owen Avenue
Clewiston, Florida 33440
Thursday, June 28
John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing
2351 SE Monterey Rd.
Stuart, FL 34996
Note: Use of the Library meeting rooms does not imply Library endorsement of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available for review at: www.saj.usace.army.mil/SFWMDEAAReservoir
“Public engagement is an important part of the environmental review process, and we encourage all interested individuals, groups and agencies to attend one of the public meetings, review the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, and provide your input,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Florida Water Management District Section 203 Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area study through July 24.
Submit comments by email to EAAReservoir@usace.army.mil
Submit comments by mail:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019
Additional information on the SFWMD’s EAA storage reservoir study is available on their website at: