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E-M:/ US 131 project, Indiana and Michigan; EPA objections



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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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EIS No. 20050052, ERP No. D-FHW-F40429-WI, US-131 Improvement Study,
from the Indiana Toll Road (1-80/90) to a Point One Mile North of
Cowling Road, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, St. Joseph County, MI
and Elkhart County, IN.

    Summary: EPA has environmental objections to two alternatives under
consideration (Alternatives PA-3 and PA-4) because of direct and
indirect impacts to high quality wetlands, impacts to trout habitat in
the St. Joseph River, wildlife corridor impacts for the White Pigeon,
St. Joseph, and Rocky Rivers, and migratory bird impacts.
    Rating EO2.

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