Welcome to NOLA Environmental!
This site has been set up to share with
the public the efforts being made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other
federal and state agencies in south Louisiana regarding the environmental
compliance for proposed federal and state Hurricane Risk Reduction Projects.
Additional information pertaining to other federal and state agencies'
hurricane recovery efforts in southeast Louisiana will also be posted on the
site as it becomes available.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, New Orleans
District implemented Alternative Arrangements on March 13, 2007 under the
provisions of the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing
(40 CFR § 1506.11) Learn more...
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Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) (36 CRF § 800)
requires that all federal agencies funding, permitting, licensing, or assisting
a project (or "undertakings") consider the effect of that undertaking on
"historic properties" listed on or eligible for inclusion in the National
Register of Historic Places.
What is NHPA?
Citizen's Guide to Section 106
Development of a Programmatic Agreement