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Published March 21, 2021

Public Meetings for the Draft Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project Environmental Impact Statement
ASUNTO: Reuniones Públicas para el Proyecto de Declaración de Impacto Ambiental del Desvío de Sedimentos de Barataria Media
CHỦ ĐỀ: Các Cuộc Họp Với Người Dân Để Dự Thảo Đánh Giá Tác Động Môi Trường Của Dự Án Chuyển Dòng Trầm Tích Ở Vùng Giữa Lưu Vực Barataria

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA or Applicant) submitted a Permit Application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District (CEMVN) for a Department of the Army (DA) permit under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 United States Code [USC] 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) (33 USC 1344) (collectively referred to as “Section 10/404”) and submitted a Section 408 Permission Request Letter (33 USC 408) to construct, maintain, and operate the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion (MBSD) on the right descending bank of the Mississippi River, at approximately 60.7 miles above “Head of Passes” in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), CEMVN has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of the proposed MBSD Project and a range of reasonable alternatives, including No Action, on the natural and human environment. The Draft EIS will be used to inform CEMVN’s decisions regarding CPRA’s permit application and permission request and may inform the decisions of other agencies that will review the proposed MBSD Project as part of their regulatory or permit processes. The information in the Draft EIS will help decision makers, public officials, and citizens to understand the potential environmental impacts of the proposed MBSD Project and its alternatives before decisions regarding the proposed MBSD Project are made.

Please see the attached special public notice which provides information on the upcoming virtual public meetings.