National Trust Comments on the Willamette Falls Locks Preliminary Draft Disposition Study

November 30, 2017 by Sheri Freemuth

Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a draft Disposition Study (Willamette Falls Locks, Willamette River, Oregon, Section 216 Preliminary Draft Disposition Study with Integrated Environmental Assessment.)

In early July, the National Trust provided comments to the Corps, stating our support for the selection of a Study alternative (Alternative 3) that would transfer of the facility to a new owner. We made it clear that we do not support the transfer of the Locks in a non-operational state, but instead it is imperative that the Army Corps transfer the Locks in working condition. See attached NTHP letter.

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