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Title: Environmental Assessment: Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, Mississippi River Levees: St. Gabriel Levee Enlargement, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Mississippi Valley Division.
Keywords: Flood control
Levees-Mississippi River
Environmental management
Iberville Parish (La.)
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New Orleans District.
Abstract: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Regional Planning and Environmental Division South, has prepared this Environmental Assessment for the New Orleans District to evaluate the potential impacts of raising the height of approximately 16,000 linear feet (3 miles) of the Mississippi River mainline levee (intermittently), referred to herein as the St. Gabriel Levee Enlargement, to the authorized design grade on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. The proposed work would be accomplished under authority for the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project. This Environmental Assessment has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Council on Environmental Quality’s Regulations, as reflected in the USACE Engineering Regulation ER 200-2-2. This Environmental Assessment provides sufficient information on the potential adverse and beneficial environmental effects to allow the District Commander, New Orleans District, to make an informed decision on the appropriateness of an Environmental Impact Statement or a Finding of No Significant Impact.
Description: Environmental Assessment / Finding of No Significant Impact
Rights: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is Unlimited
Size: 42 pages / 4.224 Mb
Types of Materials: PDF/A
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