The Kansas City and Omaha Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have developed the Final Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. Below are the steps in the planning process including future estimated dates.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. January 2013 Published Notice of Intent
Step 2. September 2013 Conducted Scoping Webinars
Step 3. July 2014 - November 2015 Developed Alternatives for Detailed Evaluation
Step 4. December 2016 Draft EIS Issued with Preferred Alternative 130-Day Public Review
Step 5. January - April 2017 Public Review
Step 6. April 2017 - August 2018 Prepare Final EIS
Step 7. August 2018 Issue Final EIS *
Step 8. November 2018 Record of Decision with Selected Alternative