Schweitzer Dam NEPA
Final Environmental Assessment For Proposed
Removal of Schweitzer Dam, Washington County, Wisconsin
The final Environmental Assessment (EA) for future management of Schweitzer Dam on Cedar Creek in Washington County, Wisconsin was approved on August 13, 2002. The proposed alternative was selected which provides for removal of the dam structure and restoring the stream and its natural floodplain corridor.
Provided below is a copy of the final EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Printed copies may also be obtained at the DNR Southeast Region Headquarters, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (414-263-8699) and at the City of West Bend Public Library at 230 S. 6th Street, West Bend, WI and the Town of Polk town hall at 3680 State Highway 60.
Appendix 1 - Native seed and plant list
Appendix 2 - Authorities and approvals for proposed action
Appendix 3 - Fish distribution for Cedar Creek in the vicinity
Appendix 4 - Natural Heritage Inventory (NHI) assessment
Appendix 5 - Correspondence from State Historical Protection Office
Appendix 6 - Correspondence from Tribal Historical Protection Office
Appendix 7 - News release announcing the Schweitzer Dam Removal project
Appendix 8 - Media outlets provided news release
Appendix 9 - Fact Sheet for the Schweitzer Dam Removal Project
Appendix 10 - News release issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, July 11, 2002
Appendix 11 - Written comment received on draft version of Environmental Assessment, July 30, 2002