Thursday, February 3, 2011

RESCHEDULED Third Public Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY FEBRUARY 8 2011 at the same time and location.  Public comments due by February 14 2011.

Third public meeting for MRGO Ecosystem Restoration scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 3rd 2011. 

Public comment period ends Feb. 14, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Members of the public will have another opportunity to submit comments on the Draft Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) ecosystem restoration plan at the Corps of Engineer's Thursday, February 3, 2011 public meeting. The meeting will feature an open house session with subject matter experts, followed by a presentation on the tentatively selected plan for restoring the areas affected by the construction and operation of the MRGO ship channel.

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the MRGO ecosystem restoration Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report are available for a 60-day public review period, which ends Monday, February 14, 2011. The report was made available for public review on Dec.  17, 2010 and can be reviewed by visiting .

The public meeting date and location is:
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011
Light City Church
6117 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117

Open house 6 to 6:30 p.m.
Presentation/discussion at 6:30

Members of the public can also submit comments by mail, email or phone.
Please contact:Tammy Gilmore, Environmental Manager,   (504) 862-1002
US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District
C/O Tammy Gilmore, PDR-RS
Mississippi River Gulf Outlet Ecosystem Restoration
P.O. Box 60267
New Orleans, LA 70160-0267

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