Cooper Lake Hydropower Project Interagency Advisory Committee

AGENCY:

Cooper Lake Hydropower Project Interagency Advisory Committee (IAC)

ACTION:

Notice of the annual public meeting of the IAC.

SUMMARY:

The purpose of this meeting is to review the 2021 Biotic Conditions Monitoring Report, discuss the proposal to defer the biotic studies from 2022 to 2023, and to discuss the 2021 siphon repairs and current operations as well as the instream flow release schedule for May 2022 to April 2023.

DATES:

The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., Alaska Time. 

ADDRESSES:

The public meeting will be held virtually via MS Teams.  Please contact Adam Cross at 907-288-7715 or adam.cross@usda.gov to request a link and/or phone number to participate in the public meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Adam Cross, c/o USFS Seward Ranger District
33599 Ranger Station Spur, Seward, AK 99664
telephone (907) 288-7715
email: adam.cross@usda.gov 

Questions in advance of the meeting for the IAC can also be directed to Adam Cross.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Participants are requested to register by using the following email address:  adam.cross@usda.gov. Teleconference call connection information will be provided to those who register. Please include your name, organization, email address, and indicate whether you will be attending in-person or participating via teleconference call.

We are committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable accommodations, please call (907) 288-7715 or email adam.cross@usda.gov with your request by close of business on Friday, January 14th, 2022.

Copies of the agenda for this meeting will be made available on this webpage.

The meeting is intended to be informal, non-adversarial, and to facilitate the public comment process. No individual will be subject to questioning by any other participant. Unless otherwise stated, any statement made during the meetings by a member of the IAC should not be construed as an official position of the US Government.

The meeting will be open to all persons, subject to the capacity of the meeting room and phone lines available for those participating via teleconference call. Every effort will be made to accommodate all persons wishing to attend. The IAC will try to accommodate all speakers, subject to time constraints.

Issued in Anchorage, AK, on January 5, 2022.