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Corps of Engineers public meetings provide ‘Mississippi River Ship Channel’ update

Published Dec. 2, 2016

Corps of Engineers public meetings provide ‘Mississippi River Ship Channel’ update

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will provide an update at public meetings on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) entitled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”

The purpose of the study is to evaluate alternative plans (including the no-action plan) for the next phase of construction which would deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) from the current 45 feet depth to a depth of 50 feet.

Public Meetings Details

When:  Dec. 6, 2016

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Presentation, Q&A and receipt of public comments

Where: DOTD Building (Please park in the rear of the building and use the rear entrance)

1201 Capitol Access Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

When:  Dec. 14, 2016

10 a.m. to noon, Presentation, Q&A and receipt of public comments

Where: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District

District Assembly Room

7400 Leake Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70118

Questions about the project and the supplemental EIS should be addressed to:

Mr. Steve Roberts

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Environmental Compliance Branch

7400 Leake Ave

New Orleans, LA 70118

 

E-mail: steve.w.roberts@usace.army.mil

Telephone: (504) 862-2517

Fax: (504) 862-2088


Contact
Ricky Boyett
Ricky.D.Boyett@usace.army.mil

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