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EPA and Army publish proposed revised "waters of the United States" definition

EPA and Army publish proposed revised "waters of the United States" definitionThe U.S. Environmental [Read More]
Published: Feb-19-19

Corps releases annual notice to all residents within Mississippi River Floodways

Corps releases annual notice to all residents within Mississippi River FloodwaysNEW ORLEANS – The [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-19

Corps announces review and comment period for environmental document

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, today released a Draft Environmental Assessment titled. “Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program, Barataria Bay Waterway at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.” This environmental assessment covers a proposal to place fill material in the narrow corridor of wetlands that separate Bayou Perot and Bayou Rigolettes in Jefferson Parish. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-19

Corps releases Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, today released Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment #555 (SEA #555) titled “Terrebonne Non-Federal Levee Mitigation, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana” which is available for review. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-19

Corps deactivates Phase II Flood Fight

Water levels along the Mississippi River have dropped prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to move from Phase II to Phase I Flood Fight procedures. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-19

Federal and state partnership agreement for Southwest Coastal Louisiana signed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana Board Chairman Chip Kline signed a partnering agreement to design hurricane and storm damage risk reduction features in Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion parishes as part of the Southwest Coastal Louisiana project. [Read More]
Published: Jan-25-19

Corps begins next phase of inspections along Mississippi River

The Mississippi River at the Carrollton Gauge has risen to 15.0 feet prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to activate Phase II flood fight procedures. During Phase II, the Corps works with the local levee districts to conduct daily inspections of the Mississippi River levees. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-19

Corps to present final green space plans for Jefferson and Louisiana avenue corridors

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host an open house to present the final green space plans for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA) on the Jefferson Avenue and Louisiana Avenue corridors. [Read More]
Published: Dec-11-18

Houma Navigation Canal listed in 2019 USACE Civil Works plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program Nov. 20, 2018, which included $4 million for dredging the Houma Navigation Canal in the New Orleans District. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-18

Corps to host public meetings to discuss South Central Coast Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-18
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