WATER®, a MOARC publication and a registered trademark, is the newsletter of the Missouri and Associated Rivers Coalition (MOARC).  WATER® provides timely updates on matters of importance to the MOARC membership and stakeholders.


 
Dec 2019 Newsletter  

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  • 16 Jun 2017 10:21 AM | Tom Poer (Administrator)

    MOARC has submitted comments to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Missouri River Management Plan for consideration by the Corps of Engineers.  Comments specific to MOARC’s three committees were submitted to illustrate concerns and inform a responsible decision-making process.

    • Flood Control & Risk Management
    • Navigation, Shipping and Trade and
    • Water, Power & Permitting

    The Corps of Engineers is currently compiling and reviewing comments provided for the MRMP.  Over the next year, they will be preparing the Final EIS for the MRMP and culminating in a planned Record Of Decision with selected alternative targeted for August of 2018.

    This is important to our membership as the decisions for the Missouri River flows will impact flood and operating elevations.

    For the full response see PDF on MOARC Website here: MOARC MRMP DEIS Comments

  • 08 Feb 2017 11:00 AM | Tom Poer (Administrator)

    Draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

    MOARC encourages all stakeholders to participate in this public meeting held in Kansas City to share your perspectives on the Draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and EIS with USACE.

    Wednesday February 15, 2017, 5-8:45
    Hilton Kansas City Airport
    8810 NW 112th Street, Kansas City Missouri

    5:00-5:45 pm: Open House - The open house will allow the public an opportunity to review information stations associated with the MRRMP-EIS as well as ask questions of USACE staff and resource specialists.
    5:45-6:00 pm: Presentation - Formal welcome to participants and brief overview of the Draft EIS and preferred alternative.
    6:00-8:00 pm: Public Hearing Comment Session - Opportunity for participants to provide verbal comments.
    8:00-8:45 pm: Open House (continued) - Participants return to information stations for questions and answers.

    For more information:  http://moriverrecovery.usace.army.mil/mrrp/f?p=136:70:0::NO

     

  • 25 Jan 2017 8:00 AM | Tom Poer (Administrator)

    Kansas City, MO City Council Joint Committee unanimously recommended the proposed $800 million GO Bond to go to vote in the Spring election.   One of the three questions on the bond proposal is $150M for flood protection including the following projects advocated by MOARC:

    • Enshriner’s Lake/Brush Creek – Dredge, restore shoreline, raise trail for east end of Brush Creek
    • Swope Park Industrial Area
    • Dodson Industrial Area
    • KC Levees
    • Turkey Creek – Hillside drainage

    Vote yes on April 4th!  For more information see the KCMO news release.

     

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