Monday, February 6, 2017

USACE Hearing on St. Claude Bridge Lock Replacement

Thanks to our friends at the Lower Ninth Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development for notice of this upcoming US Army Corps of Engineers hearing in their newsletter.


What: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Or leans District is hosting a public meeting to provide the public with an update on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, Louisiana, New Industrial Canal Lock and Connecting Channels Project.

The meeting will also provide a venue for community members to submit comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), which is currently available for a 45-day public comment period. The comment period for the draft GRR/SEIS report ends on February 20, 2017.

When: Tuesday, February 07, 2017
6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Open House
6:30 p.m. Brief introduction, presentation of the project, 20 minute question and answer period, and public comment period.

1616 Caffin Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117. The meeting will be held in the multi-purpose room located on the second floor.

The draft report is available online at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District website:

Comments should be addressed to:  
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CEMVN-PDC-CEC)
c/o Mark Lahare
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

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