On November 23, 2011, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact after conducting an Environmental Assessment of the Rouge River Outfall Project (RRO-2), DWSD Contract PC-786.
Unless the DEQ receives any substantive comments within 30 days of its finding, its preliminary decision will become final. At that point, DWSD will be eligible to receive loan assistance from the State Revolving Fund (SRF).
The Rouge River Outfall Project was bid on November 17, 2011 (here). Contract PC-786 will likely be awarded to Walbridge Aldinger after the low bidder asked the City of Detroit to retract its bid.
Due to the 30 day comment period, January, 2012 is the earliest that this contract could be presented to the Board of Water Commissioners for approval.
2011-11-23.Michigan DEQ Finding of No Significant Impact re Rouge River Outfall Project (RRO-2)
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