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Administrative Record of Long Term Experiental and Management Plan for Glen Canyon Dam Operations

August 18, 2019
by John Weisheit

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

June 23, 2011 - Federal Register Notice to initiate LTEMP EIS

October 17, 2011 - Federal Register Notice

October 18, 2011 - Press Release. National Park Service

PUBLIC SCOPING PRESENTATIONS

December 30, 2011 - Federal Register Notice

December 30, 2011 - Original due date of Scoping Comments

January 31, 2012 - Extended due date for Scoping Comments

SCOPING LETTERS


March, 2012 - LTEMP EIS Scoping Report (complete)

March 27, 2012 - Public Webinars are conducted

April 2, 2012 - Letter from Living Rivers to Secretary Salazar demanding immediate intervention on organizing the LTEMP EIS.

April 23, 2012 - Salazar's response to Living Rivers

May 27, 2012 - LRs' response to Salazar.

May 10, 2012 - Announcing Schedule for Glen Canyon Dam (GCD) Long Term Experimental and Management Plan (LTEMP) Draft Environmental Impact Statment (DEIS).

July 2, 2012 - LTEMP Proposed Alternative. Colorado River Basin States and the Upper Colorado River Commission.

July 2, 2012 - Balanced Resource Alternative. CREDA.

July 2, 2012 - Comments by Grand Canyon Trust

July 2, 2012 -Comments by IEDA

May 8, 2013 - Discussion of LTEMP EIS Alternatives. Adaptive Management Program.

August 8-9, 2013 - Hydropower advocacy. Western Area Power Administration.

August 20, 2013 - Discussion of EIS Alternatives. Adaptive Management Program.

February 20, 2014 - Discussion of LTEMP EIS Alternatives.

April 21, 2014 - Discussion of LTEMP EIS Alternatives.

December, 2015 - Executive Summary of LTEMP DEIS

December, 2015 - LTEMP Draft EIS (complete)

January 8, 2016 - Press Release. Department of Interior

January 8, 2016 - Federal Register Notice

May 9, 2016 - Final LTEMP DEIS comments by Living Rivers, et al.

November 28, 2016 - Biological Opinion. US Fish & Wildlife Service.

December 15, 2016 - Record of Decision. Reclamation.

FINAL ENVIROMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT

December 16, 2016 - OpEd. Editorial Board of Arizona Daily Sun.

January 20, 2016 - Vail Daily

April 26, 2016 - Arizona Daily Sun

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

DOCUMENTS OF THE SUSPENDED EIS OF 2007

  • Talking Points: Click here to read the scoping document of Living Rivers, Colorado Riverkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity from the suspended EIS of 2007 called Long-Term Experimental Plan (LTEP).
  • More talking points: Click here to read the 2005 scoping document of Living Rivers & Colorado Rivekeeper.
  • And more talking points: Click here to read scoping document asking for a Supplemental EIS in 2004.

DOCUMENTS OF THE SUSPENDED EIS OF 2007

  • Click here to visit the web site of the suspended LTEP EIS of 2007.
  • Click here to read the legal settlement agreement that launched the LTEP EIS of 2007, which was ultimately suspended by the Department of Interior.

ON THE COLORADO ARTICLES ABOUT GC DAM

BASELINE DATA (Department of Interior)

DESIRED FUTURE CONDITIONS

SCIENCE DOCUMENTS

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS (Recent)

CRITIQUES OF THE ADAPTIVE MANAGMENT PROGRAM

  • To read objective evaluations of the Adaptive Management Program Click here (Susskind) and here (Camacho) and here (Fellers).
  • Fellers' summary as a powerpoint presentation is here.
  • Click here to read report by Lenard.

THE DAM DECOMMISSIONING ALTERNATIVE

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