The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two virtual public meetings on its environmental assessment of a $2 billion plan to elevate levees and build stronger floodwalls along the Mississippi River from Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, with most of the projects planned for areas in Louisiana around New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
The meetings will be streamed live on the Facebook page of the agency’s New Orleans District office on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. and Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/usacenola/.
During the meeting, comments will be accepted through Facebook or by calling or texting (601) 392-2237. Written comments may also be emailed to MRL-SEISfirstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St., Vicksburg, Miss.,