USACE schedules virtual public meetings on Environmental Impact Statement supplement


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scheduled two virtual public meetings for its Draft Supplement II to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement, Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees.

The meetings will be streamed on the following dates on the USACE New Orleans District’s Facebook page at:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at 6 p.m.
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The general public, interested parties and stakeholders are invited to comment on the Draft SEIS II. The draft report contains a description of the project, an evaluation of the alternatives under consideration and an analysis of potential environmental impacts. All public comments received will be addressed and considered as part of USACE’s decision-making process. Comments will be accepted through Oct. 13, 2020, when the comment period ends.

The Draft SEIS II and additional meeting details are available online at the project website:

During the virtual meeting, USACE will accept comments through Facebook or by calling or texting 601-392-2237. Written comments on the Draft SEIS II should be sent by email to or by mail to the following address:

District Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District
4155 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39138-3435

The Draft SEIS was developed in collaboration between the USACE Memphis, Vicksburg and New Orleans districts.