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Posted 3/21/2017

Release no. 17-004

Jeff Hawk
1000 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4186

PITTSBURGH – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District is in the process of updating the master plan for Loyalhanna Lake and Conemaugh River Lake. You are invited to attend the public meeting for the unveiling of the revised Loyalhanna Lake and Conemaugh River Lake Master Plan. 

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 30 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Saltsburg River Hall - 313 Salt St, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania 15681. A short presentation will be given at both 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 

Representatives from the Corps will be available to answer questions and maps will be shown to provide an overview of the revision. If you are unable to attend public information session, you may submit comments on the Master Plan and Environmental Assessment until April 28.  The master plan can be located at the following website: http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Planning-Programs-Project-Management/Loyalhanna-Conemaugh-Master-Plan/.   Comments can be submitted using this website.

This will be the final public outreach engagement for the Loyalhanna Lake and Conemaugh River Lake Master Plan revision process.

A master plan is a strategic land use management document that guides the comprehensive management and development of recreation, natural and cultural resources at Corps reservoirs. The original master plans for Loyalhanna Lake and Conemaugh River Lake are dated 1950 and 1952 respectively. Changes in Corps regulations and community needs necessitate a revision to the master plans. 



For media inquiries, contact the Public Affairs Office at 412-395-7500 or email: celrp-pa@usace.army.mil.


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