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Title: Environmental Assessment #567: Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program, Barataria Bay Waterway at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Mississippi Valley Division.
Keywords: Dredging
Dredging spoil
Environmental management
Inland navigation
Barataria Bay (La.)
Jefferson Parish (La.)
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New Orleans District.
Abstract: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Valley Division, Regional Planning and Environment Division South, has prepared this Environmental Assessment #567 for New Orleans District to evaluate the potential impacts of using approximately 764,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Barataria Bay Waterway Federal Navigation Channel to create approximately 75 acres, or approximately 17.0 average annual habitat units, of fresh-intermediate marsh over the 50 year period of analysis. This EA has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Council on Environmental Quality’s Regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations, as reflected in the USACE Engineering Regulation 200-2-2. This EA provides sufficient information on the potential adverse and beneficial environmental effects to allow the District Commander, CEMVN, 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: 58 pages / 1.917 Mb
Types of Materials: PDF/A
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