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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2011

Contact:
Cathy Henry, 319-523-6982

Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Comment on Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge announces that a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for construction of a new office building is available for public review and comment. The location for the proposed office is on the same site as the current office complex at 10728 County Road X61 near Wapello, Iowa in Louisa County. The new office would incorporate office space for ten employees, a visitor and reception area, and an environmental education/meeting room. 

A copy of the draft EA will be available for public review for a 30-day period at the refuge office located at 10728 County Road X61, Wapello, Iowa 52653. It is also available at the public library in Wapello and on the internet at http://www.fws.gov/midwest/portlouisa. Comments may be sent to the above address or emailed to portlouisa@fws.gov.

Refuge office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please contact Cathy Henry at 319-523-6982 for more information.

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit http://www.fws.gov.

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