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Title: Environmental Assessment (EA #549): Westbank and Vicinity (WBV) - Levee Lifts Prior to Armoring WBV-.09A, WBV-12, WBV14B.2, WBV-14C.2, WBV-14E.2, WBV-15A.2, WBV-18.2, Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes, Louisiana
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Mississippi Valley Division.
Keywords: Flood control
Environmental management
Jefferson Parish (La.)
Plaquemines Parish (La.)
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New Orleans District.
Abstract: The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority–West, Plaquemines Parish, and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board of Louisiana, have jointly requested permission from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to construct alterations to multiple West Bank and Vicinity, Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana projects to increase the system’s current level of hurricane and storm damage risk reduction. Based upon information provided by SLFPA-W and Plaquemines Parish, the USACE, Mississippi Valley Division, New Orleans District is ensuring compliance with applicable Federal laws, executive orders, regulations, policies and ordinances, and in that capacity is soliciting input regarding the requesters’ proposed alteration, referred to herein as the requesters’ preferred alternative. This Environmental Assessment has been prepared based upon information provided by the requester, to analyze the impacts of altering multiple reaches of the WBV Project by raising the elevation of certain reaches of the WBV levee system. These actions are commonly referred to as levee lifts.
Description: Environmental Assessment / Finding of No Significant Impact
Rights: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is Unlimited
Size: 107 pages / 6.257 Mb
Types of Materials: PDF/A
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