Comprehensive environmental study of post-Katrina levees

The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting Tuesday evening to explain the comprehensive environmental document developed for the improvements made to the New Orleans area hurricane levee system.

The document takes the place of a comprehensive environmental impact statement for the levee improvements, and was allowed by the White House Council on Environmental Quality when it became clear that an alternative environmental assessment process was needed to deal with the multiple construction projects that made up the levee improvements.

The Draft Reports