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Posted 1/4/2016

Release no. 16-001

Carol Labashosky

LOUISVILLE, KY. – The Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is accepting public comments on updating the Monroe Lake, Bloomington, Indiana, Master Plan. The deadline for comments to be received is Jan. 14.

The purpose of the Monroe Lake Master Plan is to provide guidance for the preservation, conservation, restoration, maintenance, management and development of project lands, waters and associated resources. The master plan evaluates the present use and future potential of resources and recommends strategies for the future management and development of those resources. Updates are typically made every five years.

The public comment period has been extended through Jan. 14, 2016. A copy of the initial master plan is available at: http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Portals/64/docs/Ops/Recreation/Lakes/Monroe/MLMPDecember112015.pdf

Please email your comments to:

Mr. Shannon Phelps

or by mail to:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Middle Wabash Area Office
1620 E. Monroe Dam Court
Bloomington, IN  47401-8798

The Monroe Lake dam is located on Salt Creek in Monroe County, approximately 11 miles south of Bloomington, Indiana and 13 miles upstream from the confluence of Salt Creek and East Fork White River near Bedford, Indiana. Information on Monroe Lake is at: http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Recreation/Lakes/MonroeLake.aspx