West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Study

http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/About/Projects/WestShoreLakePontchartrain.aspx

This is levee system will protect I-10 as it enters New Orleans from the west. Appendix A  has useful information from Fish and Wildlife about endangered species in Louisiana and how the proposed levee will adversely impact them.

West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Study
Integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement

Appendix A – Environmental
Appendix B – Engineering
Appendix C – Real Estate
Appendix D – Economics
Appendix E – Plan Formulation
Appendix F – References

Project Area Map

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Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Project Status Update October 16, 2013

See 1st paragraph, slide 18:

 Why are we being assessed mitigation costs against the project, when the report clearly indicates these wetlands will be lost by 2070 due to subsidence and sea level rise?

This is a recognition that the Maurepas forest area will be lost.

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