The Corps has released the draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Mid Barataria diversion. Comment period is currently open.
The report predicts ‘major, adverse, permanent’ impact on shrimp, oysters, and dolphins. It is vital that you make your voice heard. See below to find out more on how to submit a comment!
The executive summary of the report is available here. https://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/Portals/56/docs/regulatory/permits/EIS/MBSD_DEIS_Executive_Summary.pdf
Public comments will be accepted for 60 days through May 4. We encourage you to review and comment on the draft plan by submitting comments online, by mail, or during virtual public meetings (more info coming soon).
Methods for Submitting Comments
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District
Attn: CEMVN-OD-SE, MVN-2012-2806-EOO
7400 Leake Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118