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The West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project is located in southeast Louisiana on the east-bank of the Mississippi River in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James Parishes in Southeast LA. The West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Chief’s report was published in June 2016 and the project has been included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
The New Orleans District has implemented special emergency permitting procedures, to expedite the processing of permit applications for storm-related response and recovery work. Due to the potential for damages and risks to public safety and well-being resulting from the landfall of Hurricane Zeta on the Louisiana Gulf Coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has implemented special emergency permitting procedures. The Special Emergency Permit Procedures now include response recovery from Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta.


 

 

 

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Virtual public meetings set for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Draft Environmental Impact Statement
3/25/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) will jointly conduct three virtual public meetings to solicit comments on the Draft EIS and Draft Restoration Plan...
USACE signs Record of Decision for the Mississippi River mainline levees Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement II
3/12/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed the Record of Decision for the Final Supplement II (Final SEIS II) to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Mississippi River and...
Corps activates inspections along Mississippi River
3/11/2021
The Mississippi River at the Carrollton Gage in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to activate Phase I flood fight procedures...

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