About Section 408 Notices

Effective May 25,2020 interested parties are hereby notified that a request for permission to alter a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the New Orleans District. Click here to read the official notice.

Effective May 28, 2020 interested parties are hereby notified that a request for permission to alter U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the New Orleans District. Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefor, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration of USACE projects. This Public Notice solicits comments only on the proposed alteration of the eight federal projects and fourteen federal easements described below and depicted on the attached drawings. Click here to read the official notice.

 

 

Effective April 27, 2016 the New Orleans District began issuing public notices about Section 408 requests. Click here to read the official notice.

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408 Public Notices

16-054/16-021: Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity levee lifts

Published May 20, 2016

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority –

East Bank (SLFPA-E) and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board of Louisiana (CPRAB) (referred to collectively as the requester) have jointly requested

permission from the USACE to construct alterations to portions of Lake Pontchartrain

and Vicinity (LPV) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) Jefferson Parish projects to increase the system’s current level of hurricane and storm damage risk reduction. Based upon information provided by SLFPA-E, the USACE, Mississippi Valley Division, New Orleans District (CEMVN) is ensuring compliance with applicable Federal laws, executive orders, regulations, policies and ordinances, and in

that capacity is soliciting input regarding the requested alteration.

See attachment for more information: Public Notice 16-054/16-021